Monday, July 29, 2013

Register for Webinar FRIDAY - Direct Your Research with City Directories by Maureen Taylor

City directories are one of my favorite genealogical resources. In fact, they helped me solve themystery surrounding my Marsden Brown ancestor. Browse the pages of various types of directories to discover where your ancestor worked, lived and played. City Directories are for more than family research. The details can help you date a photograph or plot your relative on a map.
Join us for the live webinar with Maureen Taylor this Friday, August 2, 2013 at 2pm Eastern U.S. Register today to reserve your virtual seat. Registration is free but space is limited to the first 1,000 people to join that day. Before joining, please visit www.java.com to ensure you have the latest version of Java which our webinar software requires. When you join, if you receive a message that the webinar is full, you know we've reached the 1,000 limit, so we invite you to view the recording which should be published to the webinar archives within an hour or two of the event's conclusion.
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About the presenter 
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Maureen Taylor is an internationally recognized expert on the intersection of history, genealogy, and photography. She has been featured in top media outlets, including The View, Better Homes & Gardens, the Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, MSNBC, DIY: Scrapbooking, PBS Ancestors, Creative Memories' Lasting Moments, Dear Myrtle, and Satisfaction Magazine. Maureen is the author of a number of books and magazine articles, as well as a contributing editor at Family Tree Magazine. The Wall Street Journal calls Maureen “the nation’s foremost historical photo detective.” Before she was the Photo Detective, Maureen was known for her expertise researching families in her home state of Rhode Island. As some of you may know, Maureen is embarking on a new project! Using the work she has done over the last ten years to find and authenticate photos of Americans who lived during the Revolutionary War Era, she is partnering with Verissima Productions of Cambridge, MA to create a documentary film which will bring the Revolutionary War generation to life through photographs. For more information visit their website www.lastmusterfilm.com. Sign up for Maureen’s free e-newsletter at www.MaureenTaylor.com 
  • Preserving Family Photographs: 1839 to the Present
  • Google Images and Beyond
  • Children and Genealogy in the Classroom
  • Researching your Roots in Rhode Island
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The webinar will be live on Friday, August 2, 2013 at:
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Here's how to attend:
  1. Register at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com today. It's free!
  2. You will receive a confirmation email containing a link to the webinar.
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  5. Make sure you have the latest version of Java installed on your computer. Check at www.java.com.
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  7. Click on the webinar link (found in confirmation and reminder emails) prior to the start of the webinar. Arrive early as the room size is limited to the first 1,000 arrivals that day.
  8. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers, or by phone.
We look forward to seeing you all there!
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