Posts Tagged ‘Family History’

For those interested, you can view the presentation from our Beginner’s Genealogy Workshop, Session 2: Documenting Your Research.  We will post presentations after each class.


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The Massachusetts Genealogical Council is sponsoring an educational seminar on April 16th and 17th on genealogy and family history research.  The conference is at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Marlborough, Mass.  Read more here.

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The New York Times has developed an interactive feature on family trees in response to the demographic shift that is currently happening in the United States.  Driven by immigration and intermarriage, multiracial and multiethnic Americans – usually grouped together as “mixed race” – are one of the country’s fastest growing demographics.    Three diverse families, including the Lopez-Mullins Family, the Mateus Family, and the family of  actor Lou Diamond Phillips, are featured with photographs and audio.  Readers are encouraged to post their own family tree.

To view the Mixed America’s family tree feature, click here:  http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/us/family-trees.html?ref=us#index.

To read the New York Times article, Black? White? Asian? More Young Americans Choose All of the Above, click here:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/us/30mixed.html?scp=1&sq=genealogy&st=nyt.

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