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Tuesday, June 9
Genealogical Proof for the Everyday Genealogist  (Class)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Webinar
 
Presented by Annette Burke Lyttle
 
How do we know if the facts we’ve uncovered about our ancestors are correct? How do we avoid attaching somebody else’s ancestors to our family tree? The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) is our guide to producing reliable research results. This introduction to the Genealogical Proof Standard will get your research moving in the right direction and help you avoid errors and frustration.
 
Annette Burke Lyttle owns Heritage Detective, LLC, providing professional genealogical services in research, education, and writing. She speaks on a variety of genealogical topics at the national, state, and local levels and loves helping people uncover and share their family stories. She is a faculty member for "Exploring Quaker Records in America" at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh in June 2020 and course coordinator for "From Sea to Shining Sea: Researching Our Ancestors' Migrations in America" for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy in January 2021. Annette is a member of the board of directors of the Association of Professional Genealogists.
 
Registration closes Monday, June 8 at 5:00 PM
 



Tuesday, July 14
Preserving Personal Genealogical Information and Family Memorabilia  (Class)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Webinar
Lessons Learned from Recent Wildfire and Flood Disasters
 
Presented by John Putnam
 
Six years ago, John was the insurance consultant to the Waldo Canyon Wildfire recovery team. He witnessed first-hand the loss of many people's photos, heirlooms and research materials which were not insured nor backed up. Among the many lessons of this catastrophe, John advocates more rigorous steps to preserve the family treasures to help you minimize the loss of these materials. John will discuss both the importance and steps to better protect yourself form this potential loss as well as helping you transfer these items to the next generation.
 
Registration closes Monday, July 13 at 5:00 PM
 



Tuesday, October 13
Carriers of News and Knowledge: Post Office Records  (Class)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Zoom Webinar
 
Presented by Julie Miller
 
This lecture will discuss Post Office records, their contents, and how to access these underutilized records.
 
Julie Miller, holds Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Speaker credentials and is a fellow of the National Genealogical Society. She is a full-time professional researcher, speaker, and writer who lives in Broomfield. Her articles have appeared in the NGSQ and NGS Magazine. Julie was the NGS interim Education Manager (2018), and is a member of the NGS conference committee. She was a volunteer at NARA-Denver for twenty-one years.
 
Registration opens Monday July 13