Beginning Slovak Genealogy Research (BONUS webinar for subscribers)

Lisa Alzo
Sep 3, 2015
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Introduction
52s
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History 101
2m 05s
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Post World War I
39s
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Beginning Your Research
1m 51s
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Important First Steps
5m 39s
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Getting Started: Over Here
3m 16s
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Home and Family Sources
1m 58s
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Key Documents
3m 56s
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Names
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WW1 Draft Card
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Places
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Geography
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FEEFHS
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Atlas
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Gazetteer
1m 20s
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Research: Over There
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Records
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FamilySearch
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FamilySearch Wiki
1m 47s
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Slovak Records
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FamilySearch Catalog
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Tip
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Learning Center
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Archives and Repositories
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Slovak Archives
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cgsi.org
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Slovak Sites
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Cisarik.com
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Research Strategies
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Slovnicky
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Immersion Genealogy
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Hiring a Professional
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Networking
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Conclusion
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About this webinar

Curious about your Slovak roots but don't know where to begin? This webinar will provide an overview of how to begin the research process using both traditional and online sources. Learn how to identify your ancestral village, locate and interpret vital records, trace ancestors through census and immigration records, utilize the Family History Library, tips for contacting possible relatives, writing to Slovak archives, and how to find and hire professional researchers. The basics of organizing your research and strategies for overcoming the most common pitfalls and problems specific to researching Slovak ancestors will also be discussed.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer specializing in Eastern European research and nonfiction writing. She is the author of 11 books, including the award-winning Three Slovak Wom
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