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This live streamed broadcast is available to the public at no charge thanks to the generous support of This year, will be running pre-recorded webinars and instructional programs during Jamboree's break times and lunch hours.You will have an opportunity to sharpen skills in so many areas.
Craig Roberts Scott MA, CG
Basic Military Research
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM PDT
An overview of how to research a soldier will be presented, from enlistment to discharge, from medical care to burial. Included are service records, unit records, claims, and pensions.
Judy G. Russell JD, CG
The Ethical Genealogist
3:00PM - 4:00PM PDT
Genealogists deal with sensitive issues all the time: how to handle family secrets, what to say about living people, crediting the work of others. Learn more about the ethical challenges of trying to solve family history mysteries in the 21st century.
Hundreds of thousands of pages of genealogical information have been published in genealogical periodicals over the last 140 years. Unfortunately, for most researchers, periodicals are a great, untapped source although the answers to many 'brick wall' problems are already in print.
Jean Wilcox Hibben PhD, MA, CG
Turning Genealogy into Family History: Creating Stories from Stats
2:00PM - 3:00PM PDT
Intergenerational stories are links to the past, but many people (especially the younger generations) become “turned off” by the lists of names, dates, and places. How can we make genealogy “come alive” for our descendants? This program explores turning statistics into stories and facts into fascination. Designed for all levels of experience.
Chahine, PhD
Mountain, PhD
FR022 DNA Panel Discussion - Hear it from the Experts
4:30PM - 6:00PM PDT
What advancements are on the horizon? How are SNPs different from matching by STR markers? What do you see as the future of autosomal testing for genealogy? What is the right test for me? This is only a small sampling of the discussion. Take this rare opportunity to connect with the experts in the field. Co-Sponsored by International Society of Genetic Genealogy, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, 23andMe.
Broadcast Schedule
Craig Roberts Scott MA, CG
Researching Your War of 1812
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM PDT
A look at records created by the war, compiled military service records, pensions, bounty land and other records.
Kory L. Meyerink MLS, AG, FUGA
Genealogical Periodicals: Where the Answers Are
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM PDT
Lisa Louise Cooke
Master Using Google for Common Surname Searches
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM PDT
Leland Meitzler
Finding Your Family in the French and Indian Wars
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM PDT
This lecture covers the history of the Colonial French and Indian Wars – and how our colonial families were affected by these conflicts. I will also stress the genealogists' access to the records – and where these records can be located.
Thomas MacEntee
Staying Safe Online
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM PDT
Are you hesitant to use popular social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter or even Pinterest and share your genealogy research because of issues involving personal information and privacy? Learn how to safely navigate these sites and still get the most out of them!
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Cyndi Ingle Howells
A Guided Tour of Cyndi's List 2.0
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM PDT
This begins with a brief history of Cyndi's List, followed by an overview of how to navigate the newly updated site and how to tell when the site is updated. Learn how to effectively use this valuable resource tool to as your jumping-off point onto the Internet.
Tom Underhill
Scanning and Photo Retouching for Beginners: Foundations and Fundamentals
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM PDT
Don’t let a weak foundation ruin every photo you scan and retouch. This class covers what all other one-hour photo retouching classes gloss over in ten minutes. You will learn what numbers matter when looking at scanners and scanning basics including bit depths, color spaces (CMYK, RGB and Grayscale) and optimal scanning resolutions. We will explore the impact of file types on images and debunk the Great JPG Myth. Improve all your digital imaging with this strong foundation.
Denise Levenick
Lessons from the Archive
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM PDT
Inheriting family heirlooms can be confusing. What should you save? throw away? donate? Practical suggestions for anyone who has become the “keeper of the stuff” gleaned from the experience of working with dozens of family collections.
James Ryan, PhD
Strange and Unusual Sources for Irish Family History
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM PDT
A light-hearted but useful look at some of the strange and unusual sources which have proven useful for Irish family history. It will be fully illustrated with examples.
Broadcast Schedule
AncestryDNA (10:34)
4:00 PM PDT
Broadcast Schedule
Finding Pre-1850 Ancestors (13:38)
9:30 AM PDT
Family Tree Maker (12:19)
11:00 AM PDT
Quick Search Tips (16.25)
Maiden Names (17:37)
African American Quick Tips (12:26)
12:30 PM PDT
AncestryDNA (10:34)
3:00 PM PDT
Quick Ways to Share Your FH (14:48)
4:30 PM PDT
Broadcast Schedule
Family Tree Maker (12:19)
How to Find Pre-1850 Ancestors (14:52)
Maiden Names (17:37)
Quick Ways to Share Your FH (14:48)
11:30 AM PDT
AncestryDNA (10:34)
2:00 PM PDT
Webcasting services provided by:
Southern California
Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504

Quick Search Tips (16:25)
2:30 PM PDT
Quick Search Tips (16:25)