Community Calendar

NARA-NYC: Online Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Janeen Bjork, genealogist and professional researcher will share her methodology for locating hard to find newspaper items, including an overview of researching records using OCR, optical character recognition technology that allows newspapers to be indexed and searched online, favorite newspaper websites, and examples of stories that take extra effort to uncover.

Registration: The public should register via newyork.archives@nara.gov or 866-840-1752 to reserve a space.

When: 
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
U.S. Customs House, One Bowling Green, New York, New York
Sponsor: 
National Archives at New York City

Research in Albany 2017

Join the NYG&B for the annual Research in Albany, which features three days of assisted research and genealogical camaraderie with the people who know New York best.

One of the best features of the research trip is the research questionnaire participants complete before the trip.

Consultants provide feedback to the attendees on not only their question, but how to focus the research question itself.

When: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, September 15, 2017 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
New York State Library and Archives
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Joint Program with Western New York Genealogical Society

The NYG&B is coming to Buffalo for a joint program with the Western New York Genealogical Society on October 7. Featured speakers will be D. Joshua Taylor and Jane E. Wilcox. More details will be coming soon.

When: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00am
Venue: 
Buffalo, NY (exact location TBA)
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society & The Western New York Genealogical Society

New York State Family History Conference

The New York State Family History Conference (NYSFHC) returns in 2018 with nationally-known speakers and a vibrant exhibit hall. Mark your calendar with the dates as you won’t want to miss this conference.

The 2018 conference will take place in Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York. 

When: 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Tarrytown, New York (exact venue TBA)
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

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