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FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2022 | 9:30–12:30 AM

Library of Virginia
Registration Required. Phone: 804-692-3001

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP | Court Records at the Library of Virginia

Place: Library of Virginia Conference Rooms, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Cost: $25 ($20 for Semper Virginia Society members)
Preregistration required: https://courtrecordsatlva.eventbrite.com/

Reference archivists Kenneth Forest and Nathan Verilla lead this in-person workshop that explores court records in the Library’s collections and offers advice on how to use them in your genealogical research. It will discuss documents in original, microfilm, and digital formats, paying particular attention to local, chancery, hustings, and federal court records. Contact Ashley Ramey Craig at vog.ainigriv.avl|yemar.yelhsa#vog.ainigriv.avl|yemar.yelhsa or 804.692.3001 for more information.

Keep track of all our genealogy workshops here: http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/genealogy_workshops/


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 | 10:00–11:00 AM

Library of Virginia VIRTUAL EVENT
Online with Registration Phone: 804-692-3001

GENEALOGY VIRTUAL WORKSHOP | Immigration Records: From Ellis Island Forward

Place: Online
Cost: $15 ($10 for Semper Virginia Society members)
Preregistration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/immigration-records-from-ellis-island-forward-tickets-289737611997

Reference archivist Cara Griggs leads a webinar exploring the changes in the naturalization process and related records such as passenger lists from the late 19th century through 1952. She will describe records in the holdings of the Library of Virginia as well as records that may be found in courthouses, online, and from the National Archives and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Bureau and place them in their historical contexts. Contact Ashley Ramey Craig at vog.ainigriv.avl|yemar.yelhsa#vog.ainigriv.avl|yemar.yelhsa or 804.692.3001 for more information.

Keep track of all our genealogy workshops here: http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/genealogy_workshops/


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022 | 9:30 AM–12:00 AM

Library of Virginia
Registration Required Phone: 804-692-3001

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP | Newspaper Research at the Library of Virginia

Place: Library of Virginia Conference Rooms, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Cost: $25 ($20 for Semper Virginia Society members)
Preregistration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newspaper-research-at-the-library-of-virginia-tickets-237616265647

From birth, graduation, and marriage announcements to general articles and obituaries, newspapers offer a rich supply of material for genealogical research. Discover how to access the Library of Virginia’s many newspaper resources. This in-person workshop will provide instruction on searching the Library’s collection of original and microfilmed newspapers, as well as the newspaper collections of other large libraries throughout Virginia.

Explore how to search a broad array of digital newspaper databases, like Virginia Chronicle, Chronicling America, and the Library’s own version of Newspapers.com (which contains several digitized Virginia dailies unavailable anywhere else) as well as subscription databases accessible with a Library of Virginia library card, including Newspaper Archive, America’s News, and Proquest databases.

The workshop will also provide an opportunity to put your new knowledge to the test, with time set aside for research and questions. Contact Ashley Ramey Craig at vog.ainigriv.avl|yemar.yelhsa#vog.ainigriv.avl|yemar.yelhsa or 804.692.3001 for more information.

Keep track of all our genealogy workshops here: http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/genealogy_workshops/



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