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Part Number: W9DNAFUN_

Price: $9.95
Three kinds of DNA tests, five testing companies, and many different outcomes. Learn the basics and leave with confidence in this new area of research.

55 minutes, plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W95DAYWADC_

Price: $9.95
When you have mined web sources for records in Washington, DC, and your appetite has been whetted for a trip to see for yourself the vast array of repositories and sources available there, how will you plan your trip to make the most of the time available? This class presents a plan for an actual research trip to DC and suggestions about transportation, lodging, and other practical matters.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on January 16, 2019. 1 hour 21 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W9VISINFO_

Price: $9.95
You have toiled over your client report. You have delved into the data, mined it for every iota of information, you have examined and evaluated your sources, analyzed and correlated your evidence, resolved any conflicts, and carefully crafted a narrative. Your report is accurate, but does your presentation compellingly tell the story? Does your work convincingly summarize the depth and breadth of your analysis? Are you using all the tools available to you to effectively communicate with your clients and engagingly present the story of their ancestors? This presentation will show how to use text and images effectively in client research and why it matters. Several examples will illustrate how to go from raw data to a polished, professional display of information.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on January 15, 2019. 57 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W9NEWSPAPR_

Price: $9.95
Newspaper research can help further genealogy research. A name in a newspaper can pinpoint a location for an ancestor at a particular time. Mentions in the legal notices, property records or shipping notices columns provide clues for additional research. Learn 20+ tips for getting the most out of newspaper research. And discover the one name you need to look for in every obituary!

1 hour 3 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W9ORGANIZE_

Price: $9.95
Files here, programs there, lost bits and bytes everywhere. Are you tired of searching your computer fruitlessly? Frustrated when you can't find the notes you created in your word processor? Learn how to set up a foolproof filing system and an electronic workbook to correspond with your offline research.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on January 9, 2019. 1 hour 32 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W9FOCUSED_

Price: $9.95
Overwhelmed by 3.45 million results of a Google Search? This webinar explains three proven methods for balancing 'staying on task' with serendipitous findings. No more falling down rabbit holes following those bright shiny objects.

1 hour 8 minutes, plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W9DNAETHIC_

Price: $9.95
Whose permission is needed to test a child or an adult unable to consent? Who owns our DNA? What can we disclose about a cousin who has tested? The rules of the road for the ethical challenges facing genealogists interested in using DNA evidence as part of their family history research. Learn the ethical rules that can guide us through many if not most of the situations in which we as genetic genealogists find ourselves.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on January 2, 2019. 1 hour 21 minutes, plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W9AUSARCHV_

Price: $9.95
There are many Australian archives for research. From local council, town, State, Commonwealth, religious, business, organisational and more. Jurisdictional responsibilities changed over time, so it is important to know when and where your ancestor was to determine which archive might contain the records you need.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on January 1, 2019. 1 hour 2 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8HOMESRCS_

Price: $9.95
The best way to get started in family history is to discover the items you already have in your house. This first class will teach you what to look for that you don't realize you already have.

21 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8FORMS_

Price: $9.95
Forms are one of the tools that help you keep track of your family information as your gather it. Learn what forms to use and best practices for filling them in.

15 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8FAMSTORY_

Price: $9.95
One of the greatest sources of clues when getting started in family history is to draw on the stories passed down through your family. Learn how to find these stories and what to do with them

19 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8HEADSTNE_

Price: $9.95
How many times have you transcribed a gravestone and then moved on to the next one? You could be walking away from valuable other clues. Learn how to interpret a gravestone for hints that will lead you to new record sources. Just as important as the text are clues such as location, type of stone, carver and symbols. This talk will take you through specific examples to get the most out interpreting gravestones.

1 hour 2 minutes, plus 2 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8SPNAMWAR_

Price: $9.95
The end of the nineteenth century witnessed the transformation of the United States from a developing nation into a global power. Discover your ancestors that served in the war with Spain along with records of the Boxer Rebellion (1900) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) in which United States troops participation on land and sea. This lecture focuses on the many records at the National Archives and other research facilities covering all three military conflicts.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on December 19, 2018. 1 hour 39 minutes, plus 8 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8FNDFREEDF_

Price: $9.95
Facing identity and kinship problems? Confused by multiple, same-named men? Learn how applying the Genealogical Proof Standard resolved similar challenges in the search for a freedman's family. A case example traces a South Carolina family of color, differentiates multiple men of similar profiles who lived in the same time and place, resolves conflicting evidence, identifies a freedman's last slave owner, and ultimately finds his enslaved birth family. The methodology and record types apply to reconstructing all families.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on December 18, 2018. 1 hour 11 minutes, plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8UNFAMWEB_

Price: $9.95
It's hard to keep up with all the different websites that can help you with your family history but there's a few core ones that are crucial to your research. In this presentation we will explore such websites as WorldCat, ArchiveGrid, and the Digital Public Library of America and how they can make the difference in your family history research.

1 hour and 3minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthlyorannualmembership.
Part Number: W8CITATION_

Price: $9.95
Learning to write genealogical citations is part art, part science and potentially terrifying. Learn what important components to note while researching, and how to put them together while writing to subdue the panic, and produce quality work.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on December 14, 2018. 1 hour 28 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8DESGENCT_

Price: $9.95
Tired of the regular fan, left to right or top to bottom chart? Want to show off your family relationships, places and time periods in an engaging way? If your clients and family members aren't clamoring for more, maybe you're just not showing it off effectively. The visual presentation of a family's history is one of the most powerful communication tools for genealogists. What is the difference between a butterfly, hourglass, waterfall, DNA and bow-tie chart and which format will show ALL of your family members? How do you squish a whole bunch of people onto a teeny tiny paper? Get lots of creative, artistic hints and come learn about the best tools for displaying your family's history.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on December 12, 2018. 1 hour 34 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8LEG9UL9_

Price: $9.95
In this series, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will guide you through the step-by-steps of properly adding genealogy documents, citations, and digital media to your Legacy Family Tree 9 software. Each class is based on a different chapter in his popular book, Legacy 9 Unlocked: Techniques, Tips and Step-By-Steps for Using Legacy Family Tree to Record Your Genealogy. Watch them in order if you want to follow the mystery or jump around to capture the instructions.
In this class, “Adding an Entry from an Online Database,” you’ll learn the six steps of adding information from any online database to Legacy. You’ll also learn about the Find A Grave tool.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on December 7, 2018. 1 hour 13 minutes, plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8WSTVRGNA_

Price: $9.95
West Virginia has had more fun poked at it than nearly any other state. But, there are some vast resources there in the history of this, the “restored government of Virginia”. Having been part of Virginia since the beginning, the fifty counties of West Virginia elected to remain loyal to the Union. Its history is rich, as are the people who hail from this region of the Ohio River Valley.

1 hour 4 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8COSTINDX_

Price: $9.95
Indexes for county records are the key to finding deeds, probates and more. As FamilySearch digitizes more and more records, it's crucial to be familiar with different indexing systems and how to use them. The same skills are necessary for onsite courthouse and archive research. Learn about 15+ indexing systems discover strategies to use when you can't find the index or instructions to it.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on December 5, 2018. 1 hour 17 minutes, plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8LEG9UL8_

Price: $9.95
In this series, Legacy’s Geoff Rasmussen will guide you through the step-by-steps of properly adding genealogy documents, citations, and digital media to your Legacy Family Tree 9 software. Each class is based on a different chapter in his popular book, Legacy 9 Unlocked: Techniques, Tips and Step-By-Steps for Using Legacy Family Tree to Record Your Genealogy. Watch them in order if you want to follow the mystery or jump around to capture the instructions.
In this class, “The Smoking Gun,” you’ll be stunned, as was Geoff, with the discovery. But you’ll also learn about some cool Legacy tips.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on November 30, 2018. 1 hour 3 minutes, plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8CRTRECS_

Price: $9.95
No matter what time period your ancestors lived in, they surely had a few secrets. Explore various court records that reveal family relationships and issues. Find answers to long-standing family mysteries!
1 hour 6 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8RRRECSHS_

Price: $9.95
Did great-grandpa traverse this nation as he worked for the railroad? For which railroad did he work? Where did it run? Are there railroad records which may give us personal details? Visuals and references demonstrate the wealth of historical materials available all across the U.S. When this lecture is over you will know where to turn to find out more about the railroad, its records, and where to find them.
This was presented to a live webinar audience on November 28, 2018. 1 hour 19 minutes, plus 6 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8RECONERA_

Price: $9.95
This final session begins with the end of the Civil War and the start of Reconstruction in 1865. Numerous genealogical records are readily searchable in the years following the end of hostilities including; Provosts Marshal records Confederate Amnesty records, United States Sanitary Commission, Southern Claims Commission, and Freedmen’s Bureau and back home with the passage of the 1867United States Bankruptcy Act. This lecture will conclude with as Federal troops are withdrawn from the south in 1877 and the beginning of the gilded age.
1 hour and 12minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: W8BEYDARMY_

Price: $9.95
This third session will cover genealogical and historical material that relates to organizations outside of the United States and Confederate Armies. Focus is placed on genealogical records on the United States Navy, Confederate Navy, United States Marine Corps, Confederate Marine Corps; and other smaller organizations that served including United States Coast Survey Service and the Revenue Cutter Service in addition to the United States and Confederate Lighthouse Service during the Civil War.
1 hour and 17minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
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