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Sunday, September 26
"Beyond Dry Facts: Telling Your Ancestor’s Stories " presented by Laura Hedgecock  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
Virtual Meeting
Genealogical storytelling requires a transition from researcher to writer. Learn down-to-earth strategies to help you write compelling, relatable stories about your ancestors. 
Laura Hedgecock is an author, storyteller, speaker, and GeneaBlogger,  passionate about helping others tell personal, family, and ancestor stories. She’s a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, serves as secretary of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and Detroit Working Writers, and is President of the 3400+ member GeneaBloggers Organization. 
Laura's  book, Memories of Me: A Complete Guide to Telling and Sharing the Stories of your Life, guides and empowers memory collectors with down-to-earth, practical advice and creative ideas. Her website, TreasureChestofMemories.com, provides practical advice on preserving and sharing memories and family stories.
 
 


Sunday, September 26
"Land Patents Records & the Bureau of Land Management Website" taught by Annette Baker  (GSWC Meetings - Classes)
3:15 pm
Virtual Meeting
Learn how to use the General Land Office Records on the Bureau of Land Management website and land tract book records at FamilySearch.com to find your ancestors who obtained public land from the United States government. 
 



Tuesday, October 5
GSWC German Special Interest Group led by Mike Gerding  (German Special Interest Group)
2:00 pm
Virtual Meeting
German settlements in the US.


Sunday, October 24
"Hidden Gems: Materials in Digital Libraries for Family History " presented by D. Joshua Taylor  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
Virtual Meeting
Digital libraries have revolutionized the way researchers access and use materials. Learn general techniques to find digital collections in public, university, and private libraries.
Josh Taylor, MA, MLS is a nationally known and recognized speaker and author on genealogy and family history. Passionate about the diverse and dynamic field of genealogy,  Josh is the President of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society (NYG&B). He is a coordinator for courses at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and was named one of Library Journal's Movers and Shakers in 2017. He holds an MLS (Archival Management) and an MA (History) from Simmons College and has been a featured genealogist on Who Do You Think You Are? and can also be seen taking America through their past as a host on the popular PBS series Genealogy Roadshow.
 


Sunday, October 24
"Capturing and Analyzing Documented Facts in Preparation for Telling Family Stories"  (GSWC Meetings - Classes)
3:15 pm
Virtual Meeting
Taught by Sharon Sachs
Are you getting ready to tell your family story? Learn about one method to organize and analyze your family details using a spreadsheet to prepare for telling your family story.
 
 



Tuesday, November 2
GSWC German Special Interest Group led by Mike Gerding  (German Special Interest Group)
2:00 pm
Virtual Meeting
Topics covering German genealogy



Sunday, December 5
"Digital News: Genealogical Research in Online Newspapers " presented by Kris Rzepczynski  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
Virtual Meeting


Sunday, December 5
"Perilous Assumptions: Revisiting Those First Finds" taught by Kris Rzepczynski  (GSWC Meetings - Classes)
3:15 pm
Virtual Meeting



Sunday, January 23, 2022
"Using Evernote & One Note for Genealogy" presented by Grace Wilfong  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
TBA


Sunday, January 23, 2022
"Family Search Part 1: www.familysearch.org" taught by Mike Gerding  (GSWC Meetings - Classes)
3:15 pm
TBA



Sunday, February 27, 2022
"African American History in Washtenaw County" presented by Matt Siegfried  (GSWC Meetings - Programs)
1:30 pm
TBA


Sunday, February 27, 2022
"Family Search Part 2: www.familysearch.org" taught by Mike Gerding  (GSWC Meetings - Classes)
3:15 pm
TBA