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Discover your ancestors' immigration stories. Focusing on emigration from Europe to the United States between 1850 and 1940, this seminar will explore the major European ports of departure, major American ports of arrival, passenger lists, and ships. Learn where to find helpful resources and digitized records, with additional emphasis on locating and understanding passenger lists.
Two sessions. Registration – $85
Jaymie Middendorf is a public librarian who specializes in genealogy and local history research. She holds a Certificate of Genealogical Research from Boston University and volunteers as the Honors & Awards Chair of the Illinois State Genealogical Society.
There are no required materials for this seminar.
There is no required reading for this seminar.
Registration opens at 9 am (CST) on Wednesday, May 19th. Newberry Associates members at the Literati level and above will have access to early registration beginning May 12th at 10am. Learn more about membership benefits and becoming a Newberry Associate.
Please note: For more information about registration, including a guide to online registration, see our Registration Information page. Questions? Please contact seminars program staff via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer a 10% discount to members, seniors, and students.