May 13, 2016 – NEWSPAPERS – A FAMILY HISTORY GOLDMINE
Veronique Mandal from the School of Journalism at St. Clair College will discuss the important role newspapers play family history research. Open to the public and available to watch via live stream at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9FT3OiVXUg
The Kent Branch Genealogyholds monthly meetings, on the second Friday of each month, except January, February,July, August, and December. At our new location at McKinlay Funeral Home Reception Center we will be using the parking lot area in the strip mall of the old Fabric Land Store and using the door next to The Wool Shoppe at 463 St. Clair Street, Chatham. If you get lost look for Hakim Optical and that is the strip mall entrance we must use. We will still be meeting from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm and having our coffee,tea, etc. and social time as usual. Our meetings are free and open to the public, provide information on different topics relating to family history research and resources from a variety of guest speakers.Our meetings are “live streamed” online at YouTube for the public and recorded for the branch members who do not live in the area or are unable to physically attend. To join a meeting live online, please follow the link posted with each meeting. This link will take you directly to YouTube where you will be able to join the meeting as well as make comments and ask questions.