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SEMINAR SCHEDULE

General Interest

Track 1

General Interest

Track 2

European

Track 3

European

Track 4

Ethnic-American

Track 5

Workshops

(+$20 each)

7:00-8:30

Exhibit Hall Set-up

8:30-9:00

Registration• Continental Breakfast until 9:30• Exhibit Hall Opens!

8:45-9:15

Welcome by MGC Program Chair, Mary Tedesco,

Dr. Rebecca Hanson-Richardson

"The Brick Walls in Our Minds "

9:30-10:20

Grogan, Mathews, Byrne, Sergeant, Kimmitt

MGC Panel Discussion on Legislative Issues

Phil Hermann

Preserving Your Ethnic Records Before It’s Too Late

Margaret Sullivan

1st Generation Irish

Claire Brisson-Banks

Scottish Research Strategies

Marian Pierre-Louis

Finding African-Americans in Land and Probate Records

Karen Mauer Green

Advanced Genealogical Methods Workshop

10:40-11:30

Lou Szucs

They Became Americans: Finding Ethnic Origins

Lisa Alzo

Diseases, Disasters & Distress: Bad for Your Ancestors, Good for your Genealogical Research

Marie Daly

Irish Genealogical Online Sources

Claire Brisson-Banks

Quest for Your English Ancestors

Dave Lambert

Native American Research in Massachusetts

Case Study: Massachusetts Punkapoag Families

Karen Mauer Green

Advanced Genealogical Methods Workshop

11:30-1:30

Luncheon

12:00-12:30

MGC Annual Meeting

12:30-1:15

Lou Szucs

“Mysteries, Myths and Miracles”

1:30-2:20

Lisa Alzo

Demystifying Eastern European Research

 

Laura Prescott

Locate the Origins of Your Immigrant Ancestors on Fold3

Meredith Hoffman

How to Find Your Jewish Great-Grandparents… even though you know it's impossible

 

Shellee Morehead

Clusters and Chains for Italian Genealogical Success

Alice Kane

They Came for Gold and Stayed: Intro to Chinese-American Genealogy

 

Mary Ellen Grogan

Griffiths Valuation Workshop

Pt. 1

2:40-3:30

Lou Szucs

Hidden Treasures at Ancestry.com

Laura Prescott

Researching Your Immigrant Ancestors in Academic Archives

Lilly Cleveland

Tracing My Swiss-German Ancestor Anna Ziersch Through NY, Boston & Dedham

Mary Tedesco

Andiamo in Italia!

Michael Maglio

Armenian-American

Diaspora, Migration & Genealogy

Mary Ellen Grogan

Griffiths Valuation Workshop

Pt. 2

3:30-4:00

Awarding of Door Prizes• Exhibit Hall Closes at 4:00pm

4:00-5:00

Tear-Down of Exhibit Hall