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Virtual Workshop: “German Genealogy” with Antje Petty

Saturday, November 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Over 40% of Wisconsinites trace their ancestral roots to German-speaking countries. Are you one of them? Willkommen! Join Antje Petty, Associate Director of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies at UW–Madison, as we explore German genealogy.

The virtual workshop includes four, hour-long sessions with Q&A, as well as time for breaks.

Sessions topics:
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Overview of German immigration to America
• Finding and Accessing German-Language Documents in America
Who Can Read This?: A brief tutorial on how to read Kurrent, the old German Script
Following the Paper Trail: Analyzing German documents and overcoming brick walls

Click HERE to REGISTER
Registration deadline: November 10, 12:00pm Central Time
Fee: $40 with 10% discount for members of the WHS, WSGS, and the Friends of the Max Kade Institute.

The day before the webinar, a Zoom link will be emailed to the email address used at checkout.

For more information contact Lori Bessler, Lori.Bessler@wisconsinhistory.org. 608-264-6519

Details

Date:
Saturday, November 12
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Website:
https://wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Event/EV8635

Venue

Virtual Event
Madison, WI United States + Google Map