Certificate in Genealogy & Family History

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Course Description

Genealogy & Family History

UW Seattle, Classroom, Autumn 2013

Instructor: Sarah Little, James Rigali

Th, 9/26 - 12/5, 2013, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $678 | 3 CEUs

This introductory course places genealogical research techniques within a family history context.

Topics include:

  • Vital records, oral history and interviewing techniques
  • Interpretation of photographs
  • Genealogical software and internet resources
  • U.S. immigration, migration and historical evidence
  • Cemeteries, mortuaries and obituaries
  • U.S. census and occupational mobility

Participants critique a family history case study and prepare an analysis of family history using terms discussed in lectures and readings. Some optional field trips to local archives and libraries may be scheduled outside of class time.

Schedule Notes

No class on Nov 28.

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