07 June 2012

This Weekend -- Select SCGS Jamboree Sessions to Stream LIVE & FREE!

Though many of us won’t be the thousands hanging out this weekend in Southern California for the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, as stated here, we can still “attend” via virtual means, some of the sessions!

Streamed sessions will be delivered at no cost to the viewing audience. As speakers permit, sessions will be archived and made available for viewing after Jamboree through the SCGS webinar archive. While we are not charging to view the sessions, we greatly appreciate the support of the genealogical community in making contributions to offset the expense of bandwidth, speaker honorarium, equipment, camera operators, etc. Depending on your personal situation, donations may be tax deductible. SCGS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

There are a limited number of viewing "seats" available for each session. For that reason, we will go off air between classes and will ask viewers to log in for each individual session. We appreciate everyone helping to "share the wealth" with other family historians around the world.

The sessions to be broadcast (and their registration links) include:

Saturday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. PDT
SA-011 - Warren Bittner, CG, MS
"Beat the Children with a Fresh Birch Stick so the Animals Don't Get Worms"  Reading for Historical Context

Saturday, June 9 - 10:00-11:00 a.m. PDT 
SA-020 - Lisa Louise Cooke
Projects That Will Captivate The Non-Genealogists In Your Life

Saturday, June 9 - 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. PDT
SA-021 - Steve Luxenberg
Genealogy from the Inside Out: Tracing the Mysterious From a Single Clue 

Saturday, June 9 - 2:00-3:00 p.m. PDT
SA-038 - Kerry S. Bartels
National Archives Website Microfilm Catalog, Archival Databases, and Guides

Saturday, June 9 - 3:30-4:30 p.m. PDT
SA-047 - D. Joshua Taylor
Printed Legends and Missing Footnotes: Dissecting 19th and 20th Century Compiled Genealogies 

Saturday, June 9 - 5:00-6:00 p.m. PDT
SA-048 - Barry J. Ewell
30 Second Genealogist: How to Find Genealogy Answers You Want Now

Sunday, June 10 - 8:30-9:30 a.m. PDT
SU-003 - Warren Bittner, CG, MS
Complex Evidence:  What is it? How Does it Work? Why Does it Matter?

Sunday, June 10 - 10:00-11:00 a.m. PDT 
SU-019- Kerry S. Bartels
Military Records at the National Archives

Sunday, June 10, 12:30-1:30 p.m. PDT 
SU-023 - Curt B. Witcher, MLS, FUGS, IGSF
Historical Research Methodology:  Engaging the Process to Find All the Answers

Sunday, June 10 - 2:00-3:00 p.m. PDT
SU-030 - Laura G. Prescott
Diaries and Journals: Finding and Using these Valuable Resources

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