Feature Article: Free GenealogyBank Webinar on Using Newspapers

GenealogyBank Webinar: Wednesday, January 16th - 8 p.m. (Eastern)

Subject: "Newspapers: Critical Resource to Complete Your Family Tree"
Presenter: Thomas Jay Kemp, Director, Genealogy Products, NewsBank inc.

Photo: Seattle Times editorial office, about 1900. Credit: Wikipedia.

Come join our free webinar and learn how to document the daily life of your ancestors using over 300 years of fragile, rare newspapers, books and documents that have all been digitized and put online. See how you can do a quick search, click and read articles about your ancestors, including obituaries, birth announcements and marriage notices. Explore the more than 6,500 newspapers in GenealogyBank's online historical newspaper archives.

Learn what you can find in the old newspaper archives.

There will be plenty of time for questions—this is your opportunity to get the insights you need.

Learn how to use newspapers to climb beyond the names and dates on your family tree to the recorded details of your ancestors' lives, to get to know them and their times better.