Tuesday, March 27, 2007

2007 Washington State Genealogical Society Conference

The 2007 Washington State Genealogical Society Conference is being hosted by the Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society on April 13 & 14, 2007, at the Wenatchee Convention Center. The theme is "Climbing Your Family Tree," and the featured speaker will be Sharon DeBartolo Carmack. This includes a bonus presentation on Friday, April 13, 7:00 PM, an "Interview of the World's Oldest Living Genealogist, Ole Smirnoff Bernatelli."

Sharon will be presenting the following topics on Saturday, April 14, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM:
  • "Flesh on the Bones: Putting Your Ancestors into Historical Perspective"
  • "The Silent Women: Bring a Name to Life"
  • "The Immigration Experience: From Steerage to Ellis Island"
  • "Love Letters, Diaries and Autobiographies: Let's Leave 'em Something to Talk About"
Also on Saturday, other interesting speakers will present 12 more 75-minute sessions during the day. For details on topics and registration form, check the WSGS website at http://www.rootsweb.com/~wasgs/stateconf.htm

1 comment:

Tim Agazio said...

Miriam, sounds like an interesting conference. I've read one of DeBartolo's books - "Italian American Family History." In fact it was one of the first genealogy books I read. It seems like all the interesting conferences are so far away.