Learn how to locate and how to use manuscript collections. Case studies show how these underutilized collections can bring an ancestor to life. Presented live at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and sponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogy.
Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, CG, is past president of BCG and a full-time professional researcher specializing in Chicago and Cook County, Illinois, forensic genealogy, problem solving, and multi-generational family histories. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a second-year certificate from the University of Chicago's publishing program. Her interest in genealogy began much earlier. Rather than having her grandmother read her a story before naptime, Jeanne would ask to hear a story about when she was a little girl.