Newspapers for Genealogists: Using to document every day of your ancestors' lives Date Presented

Learn about the genealogical value of newspapers with tips/techniques for finding family history details: engagements, marriages, births, obituaries, advertising, legal notices, military records and much more. Join librarian, lecturer, newspaper expert, and's Thomas Jay Kemp for this one-hour webinar on U.S. newspaper research, including a demonstration of the historical newspapers, books, and documents available at

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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Presenter : Tom Kemp

Thomas Jay Kemp, a well-known genealogist, librarian and speaker, Tom has been working in libraries for the past 50 years. He is the author of more than 40 books and has lectured around the world. He is the Director, Genealogy Products NewsBank, Inc. He has served as the Library Director of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the New England Historic Genealogical Society.