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Part Number: WXTXNEWS_

Price: $9.95
Newspapers were daily snapshots of our ancestor’s lives. Texas newspapers are no exception. Examine the broad spectrum and history of Texas newspapers for genealogical research. Methods, techniques, and strategies for obtaining those items of interest will be demonstrated.
1 hour and 8 minutes and 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthlyorannualmembership.
Part Number: WXREADWEEP_

Price: $9.95
First, learn about free sites, subscription sites and lesser-known ways for identifying and locating newspapers. Also learn strategies on searching for common surnames and forenames, as well as how to overcome the numerous spelling mistakes in newspaper searching. After understanding the “intentional” ways a name might appear differently than expected, learn about unintentional mistakes that creep in due to OCR technology and how to allow for these (Roddy = Rocldv). Finally learn how spreadsheets can track spelling and OCR variants to make sure researchers perform a thorough and reasonably exhaustive search of newspaper records.

57 minutes, plus 2 pages of handouts.
Part Number: WXSCOOP_

Price: $9.95
Yearning to “read all about it?” Newspapers are a fantastic source of research leads, information and historical context for your family history. Learn the specialized approach that is required to achieve success in locating the news on your ancestors. Includes 3 Cool Tech Tools that will get you started.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on October 16, 2013. 1 hour 23 minutes. Plus 3 page of supplemental syllabus materials.The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGEOFOBIT_

Price: $9.95
In this webinar Legacy's Geoff Rasmussen will demonstrate what to do with an obituary as he adds the information to his real, personal Legacy family file. This class was presented live and unscripted, giving attendees a first-hand look at how a professional genealogist analyzes and records information from both a printed obituary and one found on the Internet. You will get the insider's perspective of using the Source Clipboard, custom events, AKAs, relationships, adding unknown spouses, Research Notes, GenealogyBank.com, the Geo Location database, date calculator, timelines, and much more. The complete Question and Answer session is also included.