The American Civil War was as much a clash of moral visions as a fight over political doctrines or economic systems. In this seminar, participants will discuss how Northerners and Southerners saw the moral stakes of the conflict, and whether the ends, both as perceived and actually achieved by the combatants, justified the often ruthless means employed to fight…
9 am - 4 pm
Whether you’re new to genealogy or simply looking for formal fundamentals training, try these seminars, tailored to meet your research needs. Take all six or just those that interests you most.
10:30 am - 12 pm10:30 am - 12:30 pm on April 11th
1 – 3 pm
What mysteries of the past can be unlocked by your family’s last names? This seminar provides an introduction to the surnames of Western Europe, which derive from family lineage, occupations, nicknames, and placenames. In addition to a primary focus on English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, we will touch on Jewish surnames, as well as Dutch, Gaelic…