The Secret Lives of Women – Researching Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind

Gena Philibert-Ortega
Jul 1, 2015
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Speaker's Introduction
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City directories and newspapers
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Familiar resources
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FamilySearch Catalog
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Manuscripts and books
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Digital Collections
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Journals quilts and cookbooks
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About this webinar

How do you research the women in your family tree? In some of the same ways you research men but you also have to consider what documents and items were left behind by women. In this lecture we look at the specific trail women left including signature quilts, community cookbooks, journals and diaries.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Gena Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women’s history. She holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women’s Studies) and a Master’s degree in Rel
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