Genealogy with Alan Horbal

genealogy_treeThe Local History Department has announced the following schedule of  Genealogy Classes: On four Tuesdays in March (March  8, 15, 22 & 29) professional genealogist Alan Doyle Horbal will lead hands-on sessions on using the census and other resources.

  • Outline and instruction on researching the 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census.
  • Discover how to find your ancestors’ emigration to the U.S. using the http://stevemorse.org website and the www.ellisisland.org website, along with several other databases.
  •   Discover how to search for family members outside of the U.S. using http://familysearch.org.  Alan will explore England, Canada, Poland and other countries.

All students must have an E Mail account and be computer literate. Limited space. We ask that you attend all four classes. You may bring your own laptop or use a library device.

Registration opens February 1st. Register online  through the Calendar of Events page on the Berkshire Athenaeum website or by calling the Local History Department at 499-9480 x6.

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About Berkshire Athenaeum

We are the public library for the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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