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FEEFHS 2012 Workshop - Program

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Conference sessions and events will be held at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, next door to the Family History Library. Consultations will be held at the Family History Library by appointment on Thursday and Friday between 2:00 and 6:00 p.m. The Family History Library is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m. Monday, and 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Program subject to change.

Wednesday, July 11
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. -- Registration and information center open
Thursday, July 12
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. -- Registration and information center open
8:30 a.m. Introduction to Eastern European Research
Dave Obee
Track Jewish Balkans/Germans from Russia Getting Started
10 a.m. Beginning Jewish Research
Joanne Sher
Beginning Croatian Research
Thomas K. Edlund
Using the Family History Library
Todd Knowles
11:15 a.m. Holocaust Research
Joanne Sher
Germans from Russia
Dave Obee
Tracing Immigrant Origins
Joe Everett
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. -- Optional networking luncheon

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. -- Optional orientation tours of the Family History Library

2:30 - 6:00 p.m. -- Optional individual consultations (by appointment)
Friday, July 13
Track Czech Polish Records and Resources
8:30 a.m. Czech Language and Handwriting
Sylvie Pysnak
Polish Language and Handwriting
Daniel Schlyter
Online Resources, Part One
Joe Everett
9:45 a.m. Czech Maps and Gazetteers
Sylvie Pysnak
Polish Maps and Gazetteers
Daniel Schlyter
Online Resources, Part Two
Joe Everett
11 a.m. Czech Record Sources
Sylvie Pysnak
Polish Record Sources
Daniel Schlyter
Introduction to East European Records
Joe Everett
12 - 2 p.m. -- Lunch on your own

2:00 - 6:00 p.m. -- Optional individual consultations (by appointment)
Saturday, July 14
Track Russian German Records and Resources
8:30 a.m. Russian Language and Handwriting
Thomas K. Edlund
German Language and Handwriting
Milan Tyler-Pohontsch
Using Maps and Gazetteers
Dave Obee
9:45 a.m. Russian Maps and Gazetteers
Thomas K. Edlund
German Maps and Gazetteers
Milan Tyler-Pohontsch
Travel and Research in Eastern Europe
Dave Obee
11 a.m. Russian Record Sources
Thomas K. Edlund
German Record Sources
Milan Tyler-Pohontsch
Writing a Family History
Dave Obee
12:30 p.m. Closing luncheon
Research Horizons: Why and How We Do Family History

Thomas K. Edlund


Our venue:

Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
(800)-366-3684
(801)-521-0130
(801)-322-5057 Fax
(Ask for the special FEEFHS rate: $82 for single or double, $89 for triple or quad)

Early reservations are encouraged!



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