Two-part Program: Michael Marx – Beyond Search: More Google Tools for Genealogy and Alma Gottlieb – The Jewish-Cape Verde Connection: From the Inquisition to the Present
January 21, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Google is today’s most widely used search engine and a primary resource for genealogists. However, getting the most out of Google calls for using tools beyond the familiar Google web search. Michael Marx will demonstrate how many other free Google tools can be invaluable resources for doing your genealogy research.
Michael Marx has been researching his German roots since 2001 and can now trace his ancestors back to the mid-1600s. He has been a frequent presenter at international and regional genealogy conferences and genealogy societies. Marx holds degrees from MIT and is a past treasurer and board member of JGSGB.
Spotlight Talk: The Jewish-Cape Verde Connection: From the Inquisition to the Present
Program details coming soon.
Alma Gottlieb is a cultural anthropologist currently working on a book tentatively titled, “Across the Seder Table: Jewish Identity in the Cape Verdean Diaspora”. She is a Visiting Scholar at Brown University, Professor Emerita at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a past president of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology.
Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings
Pre-lecture: 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Bessarabia, Litvak and Ukraine SIGs
Post-lecture (approx. 4:00 pm)
Belarus and Poland SIGs
Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.