Top genealogists Elissa Scalise Powell, Judy G. Russell, Elizabeth Shown Mills, and Stefani Evans will present six lectures at the Family History Library’s Floor B2 classroom in Salt Lake City Saturday, October 11, between 9:00 am and 4:45 pm. The lectures are free and open to the public, sponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. The board is an independent certifying body and author of the updated 2014 Genealogy Standards.
Topics and speakers:
9:00 – “BCG Certification Seminar,” Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL
9:45 – “Shootout at the Rhododendron Lodge: Reconstructing Life-Changing Events,” Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
11:00 – “From the White Lion to the Emancipation Proclamation – Slavery
and the Law before the Civil War,” Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
1:15 – “Using Evidence Creatively: Spotting Clues in Run-of-the-Mill Records,” Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA
2:30 – “Oh, The Things You Can Map: Mapping Data, Memory, and Historical Context,” Stefani Evans, CG
3:45 – “Trousers, Black Domestic, Tacks & Housekeeping Bills:
Trivial Details Can Solve Research Problems,” Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA
“Whether you stop in
for one lecture or all six, you will learn more about how to apply good
methodology to your own family research,” said President Elissa Scalise
Powell, CG, CGL. “The Board for Certification of Genealogists strives
to foster public confidence in genealogy by promoting an attainable,
uniform standard of competence and ethics. Educating all family
historians of every level is part of this mission.”
You can see the poster here:
2014 Board for Certification of Genealogists free lectures
For questions or more information contact: Nicki Birch, CG, office@BCGcertification.org.
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