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Webinar – March 2021, “Shore to Shore” 20th Century Immigration Research
March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
“Shore to Shore” – 20th Century Immigration Research
Between 1607 and 1980 approximately 50 million immigrants arrived, with the peak year being 1907 when approximately 1,285,000 people arrived. How are we to find our ancestors among those millions? This presentation discusses:
• Immigration History for the 20th Century
• 4-Step Research Strategy
• Emigration Records
• Border Crossings (Mexico and Canada)
• Alien Registration
• Repatriation (when they decided not to stay)
Presenter C. Ann Staley, CG®, CGL(SM), is an educator, consultant, and a lecturer. She is the Education Chairman for the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc.; the Vice President of the Genealogical Speakers Guild; on the faculty of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies; and a volunteer of the Florida State Genealogical Society. Ann is the author of several articles for the NGS Magazine and the co-author of the NGS Research in the States Series-Florida. Her specialties are methodology, vital records and their sources, computer research resources, conference planning, and assisted genealogy research trips.