Tubman Talks: Using Genealogical Tools for Biographical Research

When:
January 11, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2018-01-11T14:30:00-05:00
2018-01-11T16:30:00-05:00
Where:
Resource Centre, 314 York Lanes
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Canada
Contact:

Guylaine Pétrin will present a paper entitled, “Using Genealogical Tools for Biographical Research.”

Abstract:

This presentation will focus on how historians can use tools such as Ancestry and FamilySearch.org to research the lives of the formerly enslaved.  Some general tools will be examined to see how they can enrich research into the Atlantic Slave Trade.

Bio:

Guylaine Pétrin BA, MLS is a graduate of the University of Toronto. She is a reference librarian at Glendon College, York University. She is also a genealogist who teaches family historians about research in Canadian Black communities before Confederation.

 

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