2019 AGS Seminar: TELLING YOUR ANCESTORS’ STORIES BY USING SOCIAL CONTEXT CLUES Featuring Dr. Michael Lacopo

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2019 AGS Seminar: TELLING YOUR ANCESTORS’ STORIES BY USING SOCIAL CONTEXT CLUES Featuring Dr. Michael Lacopo

May 17 - May 18

TELLING YOUR ANCESTORS’ STORIES BY USING SOCIAL CONTEXT CLUES Featuring Dr. Michael Lacopo
Austin Genealogical Society
Annual Spring Seminar
Featuring: Dr. Michael Lacopo

Friday and Saturday, May 17-18
 
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
 
Registration Fees: 
Friday – $35 AGS members/$45 nonmembers
Saturday – $65 AGS members/$80 nonmembers
$15 Saturday box lunch optional.

Details

Start:
May 17
End:
May 18
Event Category:

Venue

UT Commons, JJ Pickle Research Center
10100 Burnet Rd, Bldg. 137
Austin, TX 78758 United States
Phone:
(512) 471-5898
Website:
https://commons.utexas.edu/

Organizer

Karen Liston
Email:
mom2mischief@gmail.com