Get started in online research. This hands-on workshop will demonstrate where to find New York State and New York City indexes and records. Learn how to search free and subscription websites. Expected duration is 40 minutes.
The workshop is free, however registration is required and opens November 1 on the NYPL website. Click here to register.
The Knickerbocker NSDAR Chapter and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society will co-sponsor a luncheon and book talk with Thelma Adams to benefit the NYG&B. Ms. Adams will talk about the life and legend of Josephine Marcus, the Brooklyn-born daughter of Jewish immigrants who shared a colorful life with Wyatt Earp in the Wild West.. Tickets: $100 individual ($40 tax-deductible); $250 benefactor ($190 tax-deductible)
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society President D. Joshua Taylor will update members and the community on initiatives underway at the NYG&B and provide a preview of upcoming projects and programs.
Join Josh on Thursday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. ET in this live webinar. To register for the webinar, click here.
Extensive resources for both Jewish and non-Jewish research can be explored at the Center for Jewish History (CJH). Learn about the many collections of the five organizations housed at the CJH, which hold about 100 million archival documents, plus books, artifacts, photographs, and more. The tour will take approximately 60 minutes, after which a genealogical orientation will take 30 minutes. Participants may conduct their own research after the program. 15 West 16th Street, New York, New York 10011
• Thursday, November 17, 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, New York
Only a few scraps of new material relating to William Shakespeare in his lifetime have surfaced over the past century. Our speaker, Dr. Heather Wolfe, however, has uncovered nearly a dozen previously unknown records at the College of Arms and other libraries illuminating another aspect of the playwright as social climber.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 6:30pm
The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, 36 West 44th, Suite 711
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society & The College of Arms Foundation