The seminar kicks off with two tours of the Archives of Michigan, at 12:30 and 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 18th. Seminar go-er's will have six sessions to choose from Friday afternoon.
- Researching Your Family History at the Archives of Michigan by Kris Rzepczynski
- Church Records: The Ties That Bind by Shirley J. Hodges
- Road Trip! No Really, It's Not All Online! by Jessica Trotter
- The Genealogy of a House by Jill Arnold
- Self-Publishing by James N. Jackson
- He Said, She Said: Divorce Records and the Family Historian by Bethany Waterbury
Saturday, July 19th provides attendees with six more options and two presentations by Michael LeClerc. Those sessions are:
9:30-10:30 a.m.-Finding Your Family in Canada by Michael Leclerc
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
- Demystifying Michigan Court Records by Jessica Miller
- Becoming a Family History Medical Detective by Kamila Mazurek
- Researching Your Family History at the WMU Zhang Legacy Collections Center by Dr. Sharon Carlson
1:00-2:00 p.m.-Reading and Understanding Old Documents by Michael Leclerc
- Big City Blues? Researching Urban Ancestors by Kris Rzepczynski
- So Your Female Ancestor Has No Surname? by Karen Krugman
- Irish Oral Tradition: Seeking, Analyzing, and Proving by Richard Doherty
Additionally, the Archives of Michigan will be open for research 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Registration is required for the Seminar. The cost to attend the two day seminar and Saturday's lunch is $50.