Newspaper Research for Genealogists Workshop

There is still time to register for Newspaper Research for Genealogists!

Newspapers contain vast amounts of family history information beyond obituaries yet are often overlooked as a resource. This class will cover birth, death and marriage announcements as well as legal notices, estate, land, and tax information and community “gossip” columns.

Obituaries page from the Ohio Jewish Chronicle, January 28, 1966.

We will also discuss search strategies for locating newspaper holdings at the Ohio Historical Society through the online catalog. In addition, this workshop will introduce and demonstrate the use of Chronicling America and other digital newspaper resources for genealogy research.

Date: July 14, 2012

Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Location: Ohio History Center

Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non members

You can register online through the Ohio History Store.

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