New York Family History School Programs

2015 Repository Tour: Genealogy & Map Division of NYPL

The New York Public Library is one of the world’s great research libraries. Kate Cordes, Co-Manager of the Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy and the Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, will provide an overview of the rich resources of their respective divisions. A guided tour of the Milstein Division, including the microfilm room, and Map Division will follow. The NYG&B tour will take approximately 60 minutes, after which, individuals may conduct their own research.

When: 
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Venue: 
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, NYC
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Dual Citizenship: What You Need to Know

Guest speaker Melissa Johnson will discuss ways of researching your ancestors to prove the requirements for dual citizenship.

When: 
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Patchogue-Medford Library 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue New York 11772
Sponsor: 
Patchogue-Medford Library Genealogy Research Group

Italian-American Museum in Caccamo, Palermo, Sicily

At this meeting of the Italian Genealogical Group, guest speaker Dr. Joseph Scelsa will discuss the Italian-American Museum in Caccamo, Palermo, Sicily.

When: 
Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:30am
Venue: 
Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714
Sponsor: 
Italian Genealogical Group

Paper Love: Searching for the Girl My Grandfather Left Behind

Sarah Wildman will talk about her family history and her search for information about the woman her grandfather left behind when he left Austria in 1938.

When: 
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:30pm
Venue: 
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street
Sponsor: 
Jewish Genealogical Society (NY)

2015 Repository Tour: National Archives at New York City

On April 23, at NARA-NYC, the tour will include an orientation to the facilities and collections, and a professional genealogist will be available to answer questions from tour members until noon. Individual research may follow the tour until NARA-NYC’s regular closing time (5:00 pm).

The NYG&B tours will take approximately 60 minutes, after which, individuals may conduct their own research.

When: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:00am
Venue: 
National Archives at New York City, One Bowling Green, New York, NY
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Genealogy Lock-In

This Genealogy Lock-In at the Patchogue-Medford Library will feature guest speaker Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D. Registration is required for this event. Contact the Patchogue-Medford Library for more details.

When: 
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 
Patchogue-Medford Library 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue New York 11772
Sponsor: 
Patchogue-Medford Library Genealogy Research Group

Genealogical Records of the Civil War

Guest speaker Laura H. Congleton will discuss genealogical records related to the Civil War.

When: 
Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Patchogue-Medford Library 54-60 East Main Street, Patchogue New York 11772
Sponsor: 
Patchogue-Medford Library Genealogy Research Group

2015 Repository Tour: Green-Wood Cemetery Archives

Not your ordinary cemetery tour—instead attendees will visit the archives of Green-Wood Cemetery and see some millions of original records.

 

A guided tour, led by Green-Wood Green-ealogy staff, will feature samples of the original ledgers and documents covering more than175 years. Green-Wood has one of the most comprehensive and best organized cemetery archives in New York. These records are now being shared with researchers through the Green-ealogy program.

 

When: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 10:00am
Venue: 
Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

New York State Family History Conference

New York State Family History Conference

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and the Central New York Genealogical Society are pleased to announce that our 2015 New York State Family History Conference has been chosen by the Federation of Genealogical Societies as one of their regional conferences. The Second New York State Family History Conference is increasing in size and duration and will feature three simultaneous lecture tracks and more exhibitors. The Federation of Genealogical Societies is sponsoring the first day of the conference.

When: 
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Syracuse/Liverpool Holiday Inn,441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, N.Y.
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and the Central New York Genealogical Society

Research in Albany 2015

The NYG&B's popular annual research trip Albany is Thursday-Saturday, October 29-31, 2015. Join the New York experts, the people who know New York research best, for three days of research concentrated in the vast resources of New York State Archives and the New York State Library. You'll also enjoy the camaraderie of friendly people who share your interest in family history.

If you need additional information please email education@nygbs.org or call (212) 755 - 8532 x211.

When: 
Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 8:30am to Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Albany, New York
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society