Featured Speaker: Patricia Yocum
- “Getting the Most Out of Ellis Island Passenger Records” - During its peak years of operation, 1892-1924, Ellis Island processed more than 25 million people. Its archive holds nearly triple that number of passenger records covering arrivals from 1820 to 1957. In this talk we will look at the best tools and strategies to use to tap the information troves stored in these digitized records..
Facilitator: Carl Katafiasz / (Continuation from September meeting) Topics: The 1950 Census, What's on the LCC Library Genealogical Computer, Pensylvania Historical and Museum Commission Indices, and, A Look at a Record
5:00 PM Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM Featured Speaker