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Reading into the Past with Census Records (PCI Webinar)

Reading into the Past with Census Records (PCI Webinar)

The Massachusetts Library System is pleased to announce that we have partnered with PCI Webinars to provide our members with access to their webinars.  These webinars are free to Massachusetts library workers who register through our calendar.  Because we are working with an outside partner, it is important that you cancel your registration in the event that you are unable to attend the webinar.


Once every 10 years new Federal Census data becomes available for family history researchers. This year the 1950 Federal Census data is released! Learn about using Federal Census data to research your family history, the historical importance of data collected by census records, and how information not indexed in a database can lead to big breakthroughs in your genealogical research.

Learn how to interpret information gleaned from sifting through census abbreviations, schedules, and more.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will know:

  • How and where to access census records
  • The history and historical importance of census records for genealogical research
  • The type of data collected and how it relates to genealogy
  • How to use Census Information not indexed in databases

 

Instructor Bio:

Maggie Rose has over 10 years of experience in Ohio Libraries. Currently, she works as the PR and Marketing Associate at the Barberton Public Library and is the Past-Coordinator for the Adult Services Division Action Council for the Ohio Library Council.  Maggie started library work in 5th grade as a shelver and volunteer in her school library. As a teen, she started shelving in her local public library and has held many library positions since. Maggie graduated summa cum laude from the University of Akron with a BA in English and a minor in classical studies. She received her MLIS from Kent State and has been working as a librarian for six years. 

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Date:
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Online
Format:
Webinar

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