Talks & Text

 
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Lectures & Webinars

SELECTED Past PResentations

  • New York State Family History Conference, Tarrytown, New York, September 2018

  • Tenement Museum, New York City, May 2018, "Behind the Scenes: Uncovering Family Histories"

  • New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B), January 2018, "Getting Started with Jewish Genealogy"

  • Association of Professional Genealogists-NY Metro Chapter, October 2017, "Using the Law for African-American Genealogy in Pre-Emancipation New York"

Lecture topics

  • Genealogy 101

  • Getting Started with Jewish Genealogy (Beginner Level)

  • Intermediate Jewish Genealogy

  • Using the Law for African-American Genealogy in Pre-Emancipation New York

  • Banking on Your Ancestors: Using Financial Records for Genealogical Gain

  • Tracing Your New York City Ancestors Pre-1850

Published Work

 

Recent Articles

  • “The Bengali and English Ancestry of New York City Immigrant Thomas Chapman (1777-1862),” The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 150 (July 2019): 165-182.

  • “City Folk: Strategies for Urban Research,” NGS Magazine 44 (October-December 2018): 24-29.

  • “Self-Publishing: Books, E-Books, and PDFs,” NGS Monthly, February 2019.

  • Essay in, “Young Professional Genealogists: Essays from the APG Young Professional Scholarship Winners,” Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly 33 (March 2018): 28.

  • "Slavery Records in the Common Council Papers at the New York City Municipal Archives," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 149 (January 2018): 21-38.

  • "New York County Insolvency Assignments at the New York City Municipal Archives," The New York Researcher, Summer 2017: 8-11.