TELLING YOUR ANCESTORS’ STORIES
BY USING SOCIAL CONTEXT CLUES
Austin Genealogical Society
Annual Spring Seminar
Featuring Dr. Michael Lacopo
Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, 2019
Hours of diligent searching of official documents often leaves empty holes and frustration, as you feel like there is nowhere else to look for your ancestors. Becoming more aware of the social context of the world your ancestors were living in leads to a new perspective, and often fresh sources to dig for those missing relatives.
Join us in Austin at the sleek and modern conference facilities at the University of Texas at Austin’s north research campus, UT Commons, on Friday afternoon and a full day on Saturday, May 17 and 18 for six exciting topics.
Friday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
• Incorporating Social History into Your Research
• Medical Genealogy: A Primer of Diseases That Killed Our Ancestors and Epidemics They Lived Through
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
• Deconstructing Your Family Tree: Re-Evaluating the Evidence
• I Am Poor, Obscure, Plain and Little: Researching the Invisible Ancestors
• Magnificent, Magical, Mesmerizing Manuscript Collections
• She Came from Nowhere …: A Case Study Incorporating Social History
Detailed topic descriptions and Dr. Michael Lacopo bio.
Friday – $35 AGS members/$45 nonmembers
Saturday – $65 AGS members/$80 nonmembers
$15 Saturday box lunch optional