Ken Cobb, Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Records and Information Services for the City of New York, and Aaron Goodwin, professional genealogist and author of the new guide to the NYC Municipal Archives, will join host Jane E. Wilcox for "Guide to NYC Municipal Archives" on the Forget-Me-Not Hour podcast on Wed.
The program this month is a “Round Table Question and Answer Session”, with our hosts Ruth Cipko, Barbara Oliveira, Don Eckerle, Richard Haberstroh and Steve Nathan. Do you have questions? Need guidance? As family historians we ALL have questions so bring them to this meeting to get them answered. Try to stump this distinguished panel.
An Orientation session for beginners and newcomers will be held at 7 PM and the regular meeting will start at 7:30. GGG members and guests will have access to the building beginning at 6:30 PM.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
Hicksville VFW Hall—Post 3211 320 South Broadway (Route 107) Hicksville, New York 11801
Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.
Basics: Birth, Marriage, and Death Records
Learn how to use the vital records collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. This session will cover the various indexes and how to search them, where to find the microfilms, and how to request copies. Also covered will be some procedures and rules of the research room
Join us for a unique opportunity to visit the Evergreens Cemetery archives to see samples of records, and then participate in a guided walking tour. Located on the Brooklyn/Queens border, the Evergreens was established in 1848 and encompasses 225 acres of beautifully landscaped hills and meadows. Research services are not included in this tour, but are available from the cemetery separately. See their website for research services theevergreenscemetery.com.
Digitizing & Managing Your Treasured Photo Collection - Phil Hayes
Regular monthly meetings are normally held from 10 A.M. (9:30 A.M. social time) till noon on the second Saturday of each month from September through June, at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 600 Broadway (US9), Dobbs Ferry, NY (across from Mercy College). Entrance is on the lower level adjacent to the parking lot. If the meeting will be at a different location, it is noted below. Non-member guest donation for meeting attendance is $3.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 9:30am
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 600 Broadway (US9), Dobbs Ferry, NY
The National Archives maintains all military service records beginning with the Revolutionary Wary. Join staff as they provide an overview of Military Service Records and how to order copies of records. This session will also include a broad overview on how to locate other Military records within our holdings.
The program is free and takes place in the Learning Center on the third floor.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
National Archives at New York City, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004
Join us for lecture by Irish genealogist Brian Mitchell
This case study for port of Derry will demonstrate the types of records that can be examined to identify an ancestor’s departure from Ireland. These include newspapers, government papers, business records, transcripts on internet and passenger departure lists.
Join the NYG&B and the NYPL for a fun-filled family day of crafts, learning, and activities. Programs, lectures and workshops on doing family research, the latest news on digital resources and databases, genealogical consultations, and crafty activities for the budding genealogist in your family. Sign up for a genealogy consultation.