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Genealogy and Family History: Getting Started. A GSBC Program. (In-Person or Online) In-Person

1:30pm - 2:00pm  |  GSBC General Meeting
2:00pm - 3:00pm  |  In-Person & Virtual Program Presentation

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The genealogy program at Trucklee Meadows Community College has earned a regional and national reputation for high quality programming and resources. TMCC's Genealogy Lab began four years ago and is affiliated with the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The weekly online lab has hosted over 200 guest speakers, with an average of 40 attendees. Each Genealogy Lab begins with a "Book of the Week" from the lirbary and is made available with online access. Each Friday Lab features a guest speaker who is a regional or national expert in their respective field. Recent speakers include Kristina E. Poznan, phD, of Enslaved.org; Eric Head, Knox County, TN Archivist; Sarah Patton, Archivist at the Nevada Historical Society; the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Jonathan Dickey, President of American Heritage Partners; and Elizabeth Keating, Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. The program has a terrific website; Genealogy and Family History: Getting Started, A guide to assist those interested in starting a family history project. It also has a YouTube Channel with 84 videos of previous programs.


Susan Malek is the Reference and Genealogy Librarian at Truckee Meadows Community College Elizabeth Sturm Library in Reno, Nevada. She holds an AA from Moorpark College, a BA from California State University, Northridge, and an MLIS from San Jose State University. She has worked on her family history for over 20 years and does genealogy presentations throughout the northern Nevada region. She is currently a member of the DAR, Union Daughters of the Civil War, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, and the Thomas Rogers Society.

The Genealogical Society of Broward County (GSBC) meets monthly
on the first Sunday of every month except when there is a holiday.

We are here to help you find your ancestors.

Visit www.gsbcfl.org for more information about GSBC.

Meetings are free and open to the public.

Related LibGuide: Genealogy by Sarah Divine

Sunday, September 10, 2023
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Alvin Sherman Library: Second Floor, Room 2053
  Adult     General Public  
  Adult     Discussion / Lecture     Events     Online / Virtual  

Registration is required. There are 40 seats available.

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Sarah Divine

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