19 Oct

Webinar: Using the NYG&B Website for Family History Research

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Frederick Wertz
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New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

Our website, newyorkfamilyhistory.org, has many resources that can help you discover your New York family history. In this webinar, we take a tour of the website and demonstrate how members and non-members can take advantage of our expertise. This is the perfect webinar for anyone new to the site, whether you are a brand new member, or someone just getting started researching your New York story.

If you're interested in reading an article on the same subject, our blog Eleven ways to use the NYG&B website to improve your skills and find more ancestors is definitely worth reading. 

Remember, only NYG&B members gain access to our full array of resources - join today!

At the end of the webinar, you will know how to:

  • Find and use the many free resources available to members and non-members
  • Browse and search the digital record sets in our eLibrary
  • Find expert-authored articles in our New York Knowledge Base
  • View webinars, use the forum, and use the events calendar


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About the presenter

Fred is the NYG&B Director of Digital Services and the NYG&B. He has worked in digital media for the past eight years, with a variety of non-profit and commercial entities, both inside and outside the genealogy industry. He earned a Master's Degree from Fordham University in 2011, with a concentration in American History and Journalism. His thesis, Redefining Suburban History: The Effect of Industry on 20th Century Suburbanization focused on the unique history of suburban development and immigration in Westchester County. Frederick manages all of the NYG&B's social media accounts, blog, website and digital resources. In his personal life, he is an avid student of political and economic history, and a major New York Giants fan.