Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference
August 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am – August 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
This year’s FGS conference is in Washington, D.C. Stop by booth #305 and attend one of my lectures.
Librarian’s Day Luncheon: Time Travel is Real (Sort of)
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20TH 12:30-2:00 PM
Madison Building, Sixth Floor, Mumford Room
Geo-referencing allows researchers to understand the context of their family history through locations. Genealogy and geography have a lot more in common than a letter of the alphabet. Find out how one project is bringing a community together one picture at a time.
No Language Barrier: Immigrant Clues in Photographs
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23RD 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM (F-316)
In this lecture dive into ways to solve your immigrant photo mysteries looking at case studies using online and off-line sources.
Building an Online Following: Posts that Get Engagement
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22ND 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (T-227)
Building an online following on Facebook and Instagram can be fun or frustrating. Learn some techniques that tripled one non-profit’s engagement.
Who’s Little Joe: Photo Detecting 101
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22ND 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (T-246)
A series of case studies explore how you can solve picture mysteries using different techniques.