MGC 2022: CONNECTIONS

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Orientation

Welcome to our Virtual Seminar,
MGC - CONNECTIONS 2022!
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The Orientation Video

 

2022 Shirley M. Barnes Record Access Award

 

MGC Announces that the 2022 Shirley Barnes Records Access Award goes to Stephen P. Morse, Joel D. Weintraub, and David R. Kehs 

Why they get the award...

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Presentations

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Track 1: Culture

 

Track 2: Repositories

 

Track 3: Technology

  • Alex Ferretti - Thinking Outside the (Search) Box:  Ancestry SearchStrategies

  • Susan M. O'Connor - Pinpointing Your Ancestors Using Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

  • Jennifer Zinck - Tools & Techniques for Connecting with DNA Matches

Track 4: Town & County Records

  • Michael J. Leclerc, CG® - Massachusetts Town Records

  • Beth Finch McCarthy - Who Lyeth There?  Digging Up Colonial New England Ancestor Records

  • Rhonda R. McClure - Genealogy Research in New England 

  • Claire Smith - Piecing It Together--Uncovering a Family Secret in Massachusetts

 

Track 5: Unique Records

  • Margaret R. Fortier, CG® - Catholic Records in Massachusetts 

  • Kathleen Kaldis - Huzzah! Researching Your Revolutionary Roots

  • Margaret R. Sullivan - Crowdsourcing Genealogy: Documenting the 1919 Boton Police Striker

 

 Kabria Baumgartner 

Searching for Sarah:  Education, Activism, and Archival Research in Boston 

 Thomas Green

History of the Massacusett Tribe

Michael J. Leclerc, CG®

French Canadians and the American Revolution

Alice Nash, PhD

Indigenous Peoples in the Archives

Adina Newman, EdD

Conducting Jewish Genealogical Research in Massachusetts

John Warner, PhD

Riders in the Storm:  Researching Your Civil War Ancestors

Track 1: Culture

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Marta Crilly

Old Records Made New:  Using Newly Accessible Records at the Boston City Archives 

Janis P. Duffy

Passenger Lists for the Port of Boston, 1848-1898

Kimberly Toney

Exploring your Ancestry at the American Antiquarian Society

Jessy Wheeler

An Overview of Genealogy Resources at the Boston Public Library

Track 2: Repositories

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Alec Ferretti

Thinking Outside the (Search) Box:  Ancestry Search Strategies 

Susan M. O'Connor

Pinpointing Your Ancestors Using Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Jennifer Zinck, CG®

Tools and Techniques for Connecting with DNA Matches

Track 3: Technology

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Michael J. Leclerc, CG®

Massachusetts Town Records 

Beth Finch McCarthy

Who Lyeth There?  Digging Up Colonial New England Ancestor Records

Rhonda R. McClure

Genealogy Research in New England

Claire Smith

Piecing It Together - Uncovering a Family Secret in Massachusetts

Track 4: Town & County Records

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Margaret R. Fortier, CG®

Catholic Records in Massachusetts 

Kathleen Kaldis

Huzzah! Researching Your Revolutionary Roots

Margaret R. Sullivan

Crowdsource Genealogy:  Documenting the 1919 Boston Police Strikers

Track 5: Unique Records

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