Newberry Adult Education Seminars will meet both virtually and in the building for the Winter/Spring term. Although we are still primarily virtual, you will find a smaller selection of in-person seminars in the schedule. For more information about the Newberry’s virtual seminars, including a Zoom tutorial, please see our Virtual Seminars FAQ page. If you have questions about online learning, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration opens Wednesday, January 19th at 9am (Central time). Registration will take place through our online platform, Learning Stream.
Crossing the pond is easier than you think. We'll review the history of immigrant travel into the U.S. and how to find genealogical records in most European countries. This presentation covers five areas of overseas genealogy – emigration, voyage details, immigration, naturalization and genealogical websites both American and European.
One session. Registration – $50/$45
Researching her ancestors since 1996, Jacquie Schattner has volunteered for 15 years at her local Family History Center, is active in several genealogy societies, and teaches genealogy at high schools and libraries. She has published three books on family history and holds a B.S. from University of Illinois. Jacquie is a retired school secretary.
Digital Course Packet
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