with Kathy Herfel, Deb Jarvar, Tom Davey, Karin Pettis, and Greg Kocken
Wednesdays, May 22 – June 12
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
UW-Eau Claire Campus
McIntyre Library Research and Instruction Lab
$99 per person
Discover your Family Tree
Genealogy has become a pleasant pastime for millions and a passion for many who have found themselves immersed in their family history. Designed for the beginner, this course will present tips and strategies for advancing your family research. You’ll study various genealogical resources including vital records, census records, military records, newspapers, passenger lists and many others. You’ll tour the UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library Special Collections and spend time with online resources such as Ancestry, Family Search and more. Organizing your findings is vitally important and we’ll study various ways to record family histories. In the end, you’ll have a fantastic family story to tell. General knowledge of a PC, word processing and web browsing is required.
Kathy Herfel is the Reference Associate at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library and Chair of the Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire.
Deb Jarvar is the past Treasurer and current Publicity Chair of the Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire specializing in Norwegian family history.
Tom Davey is the current Treasurer of the Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire.
Karin Pettis is the current Cemetery Indexing Chair of the Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire.
Greg Kocken is the UW-Eau Claire Archivist and Director of the Eau Claire Area Research Center.
You may cancel your registration up to 5 business days before the start date for a refund less a $25 administrative fee. If you cancel fewer than 5 business days before the start date, no refund will be given. If you do not attend the program, you are responsible for the full fee. If the program is cancelled or full, we will refund the program fee. You may substitute another person for your registration at any time. Call us for assistance.
If you need an accommodation for a disability to fully participate in this program, or need this document in an alternative format, please contact Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 / toll-free 866-893-2423, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711) as soon as possible.