04 March 2016
Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Karen Mauer Jones, CG, FCBS
Friday, June 3, 2016 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
FR025 Cluster Methodology: A Case Study in Upstate New York
This lecture uses the Joseph Johnson Chase research problem to illustrate breaking through a brick wall in upstate New York in the first half of the nineteenth century. Cluster methodology was essential to solve this case. Level: All.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
SA008 Low Bridge, Ev’rybody Down: Navigating the Erie Canal Records
Records useful for researching the people who built and/or lived near the Erie Canal were created by the Canal Board and by the towns and counties along the route. The canal’s impact on the economic conditions, settlement patterns, population growth, and business development of the area was significant and provides the researcher with some unusual sources, especially for researching those who settled along the route. Level: All.