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Jamboree

June

01
Friday
10:00AM - 11:00AM

Reconstruct a Life: Chasing Uncle William through the Wilds of Cyberspace

Presenter: Annette Burke Lyttle


Follow the amazing life of William Crout, Civil War veteran, hotel owner, rancher, and local character, and learn how it’s possible to reconstruct life stories in surprising detail with resources available online. Along the way, we'll examine some sound practices for online research.

Level:
Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
Topic:
Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information, Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies, Writing and Publishing: family history writing, publishing, e-publishing, copyright/plagiarism
Focus:
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity