Mining Washington-area Map Repositories

Mining Washington-area Map Repositories


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by Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA

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Mining Washington-area Map Repositories


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A survey of both online and physical map repositories located in the Washington, DC, area is presented in this webinar. The holdings of the Library of Congress, both digital and the 6 million maps onsite in the Madison Building, are illustrated in a genealogical context. Viewers learn how to access maps online or access and obtain copies of the myriad maps not available online, at repositories such as the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Society of the Cincinnati, the Bureau of Land Management, and more. 


 
 

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Presenter: Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA

Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA, is a long-time researcher and instructor in genealogical topics. Rick is also a retired colonel having served 31 years in the U.S. Army. Rick and his wife Pam coordinate the Advanced Land course and Researching in Washington, D.C., without Leaving Home offered by the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) and the Advanced Land course at Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). Rick co-coordinates with Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL, the Law School for Genealogists at GRIP and the FHL Law Library course at SLIG. He also coordinates the Using Maps in Genealogy course at SLIG. Rick also instructs in the Advanced Methodology course offered by SLIG.  He also lectures at national conferences and presents nationwide seminars. His areas of expertise encompass records of the National Archives, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Daughters of the American Revolution, including military records, land records, using maps in genealogy, urban research, and government documents. Rick is experienced in the localities of western Pennsylvania and Ohio. Rick is also a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. He is currently serving as the boards president.
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