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Part Number: WXNY5BRGHS_

Price: $9.95
Many persons can trace their origins to the Empire State. New York City being one of the largest urban center offers many genealogical resources. Between the American Revolution and the Civil War-several key urban cities along the eastern seaboard populations increased strikingly. In 1790 New York's population was about 33,000 persons, and by 1860 more than 1 million persons lived in the metropolitan area. This lecture offer a unique prospective into the various genealogical sources and historical records that are New York City.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on November 8, 2017. 1 hour 41 minutes and 7 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXNYCVITRC_

Price: $9.95
New York is a notoriously challenging state to find birth, death and marriage records. Navigating New York City and State governmental vital records requires a "quick sheet" to make sure you have looked in every possible place to find the indexes and the records. Civil registration jurisdictions need to be clearly understood and considered, plus the key dates for laws and regulations that give context to what was actually collected, and when. And importantly, learn what is accessible today and how to order records. We'll also explore examples for using the records.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on May 12, 2017. 1 hour 32 minutes plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXNYSRR2_

Price: $9.95
Continue to explore the unique New York State research resources and collections focusing on universities, ethnic societies, museums, military repositories, online holdings, and more (not including Long Island, NYC and Albany). Among those featured are Cornell University's Division of Rare and Special Collections in Ithaca, Tompkins County; the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum in Salamanca, Cattaraugus County; the Erie Canal Museum in Syracuse, Onondaga County; the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, Dutchess County; the New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County and ArchiveGrid. You'll learn research ideas for any repository as well.

1 hour 3 minutes, plus 8 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXNYSRR1_

Price: $9.95
Explore the unique research resources and collections that are held by libraries, county archives, town historians, and historical and genealogical societies in New York State (not including Long Island, NYC and Albany). Among those featured are the Folklife Center at the Crandall Public Library in Glens Falls, Warren County; the Genessee County History Department in Batavia; the Rhinebeck Town Historian at the Starr Library in Rhinebeck, Dutchess County; the Western New York Genealogical Society at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library in Buffalo; and the Onondaga County Public Library Local History and Genealogy Department in Syracuse. You'll learn research ideas for any repository as well.

1 hour 1 minute, plus 9 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXHUDVALTF_

Price: $9.95
Documents for New York manors and their Palatine tenants in the Hudson Valley have survived. Learn how and where to look for your German tenant ancestors in these and other records, such as court and tax records.  Finding aids for collections are featured as well. See examples for using the records in your research.

1 hour 5 minutes, plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXNYGATEW_

Price: $9.95
New York has been the heart of U.S. immigration since the 1600s. Discover the origins of key immigrant and emigrant groups and settlers and where they went. Learn the New York migration routes and transportation modes that your New York ancestors may have taken. Putting your ancestors in the context of their times is key for researching them. Some research resources and ideas are featured.

1 hour 7 minutes, plus 8 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXNORTHRIV_

Price: $9.95
The Hudson (North) River valley was an ethnic and religious melting pot long before the late nineteenth century immigrant influx. Find out who was in New York in the beginning. You will be surprised!

53 minutes, plus 10 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXNEWYORK_

Price: $9.95
While many of our ancestors may have come from New York, finding them and the records left behind is another story. New York research offers certain challenges and it helps to know the strategies needed to tackle those Empire State records. You’ll not only get a quick lesson in New York State history and understand why the different regions are important, you’ll also learn about special record sets and resources unique to New York. Whether your ancestor was a Knickerbocker or an immigrant, you’ll be in a “New York State of mind“ with these research tips, tricks and tools.