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.
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.
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00am
Buffalo, NY (exact location TBA)
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society & The Western New York Genealogical Society
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.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 5:00pm