05 April 2016
Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Gena Philibert-Ortega
Gena Philibert-Ortega holds Master’s degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies and Religion. She is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines. Her writings can be found on her blogs, Gena’s Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera. Her latest book is From the Family Kitchen (F + W Media 2012).
Thursday, June 2, 2016 2:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. (Special Workshop)
TH-F Enhancing Your Genealogy with Social History
Social history helps describe our ancestor's everyday life. Adding social history helps to better understand your ancestor's story and uncovers additional records. In this workshop we will go over resources and how to conduct social history research. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops to the workshop. Level: Int. Additional registration and fees apply. Limited to 35 participants.
Friday, June 3, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FR003 Women's Work: Tracing Your Ancestor's Occupations and Volunteer Work
Grandma was a housewife? Well maybe, but there's a chance she may have worked for pay or as a volunteer. Learn more about women's occupations and volunteer work and how to trace what your female ancestor did. Level: Int.
Friday, June 3, 2016 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
FR019 I'm in the Book: Researching Women in Directories
City directories are a great resource for genealogists but they aren't the only type of directory available. Learn about other types of directories such as social, church, alumni, and club directories and where to find them. Level: Int.