01 March 2016
Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight:Joel D. Weintraub, Ph.D.
Sunday, June 5, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
SU015 Crowdsourcing the Path to the 1950 U.S. Census
What's on the 1950 U.S. census? What locational tools are Joel, Steve Morse, and their volunteers completing to help search this census when it opens on April 1, 2022? How can you help this project? Level: All.
Sunday, June 5, 2016 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
SU019 “Manifest Destiny” – Names at Ellis Island
The history of Ellis Island, ship manifest forms, fitness exams, detention pages, name change myths, and using name searches will be covered. Were your ancestors able to solve the 'Island of Tears'? Level: Beg., Int.