The New York Family History School brings you a pathway to better family research. Raise your New York skills with a series of ten presentations, half focused on laying the foundation for research and half designed to advance your work in the New York area and beyond.

The sessions offered in this series are available until December 28, 2022. All can be watched on-demand.

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Splash image for 10 Essentials for NY ResearchPresented by Jane E. Wilcox

Splash image for Familysearch.org for New York ResearchersPresented by Robert Raymond

Splash image for Turnpikes, Canals, and Railroads: Transportation and Migration in New York StatePresented by Karen Mauer Jones

Splash image for New York State Maps and Atlases: Genealogical Research ApplicationsPresented by Phil Sutton

Splash image for Using NYPL's Research Guides to Further Your Genealogy ResearchPresented by Sue Kriete


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Splash image for Creating Family ArchivesPresented by Margot Note

Splash image for Location is Everything, in Real Estate and GenealogyPresented by Daniel Horowitz

Splash image for Online Family Trees: Avoiding Pitfalls and Maximizing PossibilitiesPresented by D. Joshua Taylor

Splash Image for Picture This! Images We Can Freely UsePresented by Judy G. Russell

Splash for Cover for Timelines: A Path to Your Next Research StepsPresented by Annette B. Lyttle