WRHS Schedules All-Day German Seminar for Sept 14

by , under Education, WRHS

I’m looking forward to attending the seminar, “Researching German Ancestors,” scheduled at the Western Reserve Historical Society for Saturday, Sept 14, 2013. The event is being hosted by the WRHS Genealogical Committee, an auxiliary of the Society.
It will be presented by Warren Bittner, CG, at WRHS History Center at 10825 East Boulevard, in University Circle from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The schedule for the seminar is as follows:
8:30-9:00 Registration (coffee and refreshments)
9:00-10:30 “Historical Overview of Germany”
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 “German Historical Maps and Territories: You Can’t Do Research Without Them”
12:00- 1:30 Lunch – boxed lunches will be available ($10), or bring your own
1:30-2:30 “German Marriage Laws and Customs”
2:30-3:00 Break
3:00–4:00 “Elusive Immigrant! The Search for Dora Lühr”
Warren Bittner, CG, is a genealogical researcher and lecturer, with thirty years of research experience. He holds a Master of Science degree in history from Utah State University, and a Bachelors of Science degree in Business from Brigham Young University. He is owner of Ancestors Lost and Found, a genealogical research firm specializing in German research. For six years he was the German Collection Manager for the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. He has done research in more than fifty German archives and in more than forty U.S. archives and record repositories. He is a frequent lecturer at genealogical conferences around the country, has made several
appearances on the PBS television series, Ancestors 2, and has written articles for the National Genealogical Society Quarterly.
Purchase your tickets online at http://www.wrhs.org or download the mail-in registration form from the same website.

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