Lecture Hall: Researching On Location: Traveling the World Doing Genealogy Research - May 2024
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Who doesn't love traveling? It's an opportunity to visit sites of your ancestors and conduct great in-person genealogy research!
While on the road, the clock is always ticking. So how do you make the most of your time? Join us for this live webinar! You'll learn from an expert on how to plan, prepare, and execute your next big trip.
DATE: May 30, 2024 7pm ET
The joy, friendship and discovery of travel are only surpassed by standing on ancestral lands, seeing what they saw and feeling the wind the way they would have – there is nothing that stirs the soul more!
In this Webinar You'll Learn:
- How planning in advance 6-12 months out will result in better results
- Using checklists and a partner to help you find gaps or errors
- Locating key areas for research – archives, libraries, societies, and historical museums
- What to pack – key tools and computer-based items for ease
- On site/in country – How to smoothly travel and make friends while making memories
- Post trip:
How to keep relationships alive, thank your hosts and benefit from follow up items
- Sharing what you found!
About the instructor:
Judy Nimer Muhn
Judy has been researching her family tree from the age of 12, specializing in French-Canadian, Acadian, Native American and Michigan research because of her own family heritage. Owner of Lineage Journeys, she conducts research for clients and offers presentations across the US, Canada and internationally. She also travels to research in archives/repositories and the locations of her ancestral homes in Scotland, France, Germany and around the US.
Judy is the President of the Oakland County Genealogical Society, Vice-President and Social Media committee member and blogger for the Michigan Genealogical Council, board member & Awards Chair of the National Genealogical Society, Secretary of the GeneaBloggers, and a member of many societies – among them: Ontario and Quebec Genealogical Societies, Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, French Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and many more.
As an Organizational Development Consultant at NEW – Nonprofit Enterprise at Work in Ann Arbor, Judy consults with nonprofit organizations in board and staff development, strategic planning, fundraising and fund development, and nonprofit management. As a Lakota and métis woman with also northern European ancestry, Judy is a leader in her spiritual community.