Getting Started on Your Family History

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The only way to begin tracing your genealogy is to begin with yourself and work outward, one generation at a time. You must work from the known into the unknown. This lecture will provide the basic building blocks for those who may have recently begun or are anxious to begin tracing their family's history.

This program is part of the Branch Library Series, jointly sponsored by the NYG&B and NYPL.

FREE and no registration is necessary.

Dr. Stanton F. Biddle is a recently retired professor and library administrator from Baruch College, City University of New York. He has nearly thirty years of experience in genealogy and family history research with an emphasis on African American genealogy in New York State. He is a founding member of the New York Chapter of AAHGS, the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. Dr. Biddle is a NYG&B Society volunteer and also consults at the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 2:00pm
Harlem Branch Library
Jointly by The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and New York Public Library