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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.

Details

Start:
August 21 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 24 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://fgs.org/annual-conference/

Organizer

Federation of Genealogical Societies
Phone:
(888) 347-1500
Email:
info@fgs.org
Website:
http://www.fgs.org/

Omni Shoreham Hotel

2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
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