Posted by: Ashley | June 18, 2014

Genealogy Online: Navigating the State Library and State Archives’ Digital Collections

A webinar designed to give North Carolina library and archives staff an overview of the genealogical materials available in the North Carolina Digital Collections will be held tomorrow, June 19, at 10 AM. The hour-long webinar will be given by Ashley Yandle of the State Archives of North Carolina and Rachel Trent and Kathleen Kenney of the State Library of North Carolina.

Space is limited and registration is required. See this State Library of North Carolina blog post for more information and to register.

Addendum (repeated from the comments): For those of you looking for the recordings of webinars held by the State Library, they are available on the State Library’s website: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld/webinars.html.

The direct link to today’s webinar is http://ncdcr.adobeconnect.com/p88qnx64i8n/

Slide from the webinar: Genealogy Online: Navigating the State Library and State Archives’ Digital Collections.

Slide from the webinar: Genealogy Online: Navigating the State Library and State Archives’ Digital Collections. This slide features a sample of photos from the Alien Registration and Naturalization materials available in the NC Digital Collections.

Also if you want to know more about the people featured in the Alien Registration and Naturalization slide (see a screenshot on your right), here is a bit more about them including their names, brief information about their occupation or country of origin, and the North Carolina county they were living in at the time.

Starting from upper left, moving to lower right: Mary Boswell Eite, British national from Shanghai, Mecklenburg County; Dr. Louise Dienes, a doctor and scientist from Austria-Hungary, Buncombe County; Yoshiko Brogden, Okinawa, Japan, and her daughter, Wayne County; Abraham Rutberg, a rabbi living in Fayetteville, Cumberland County; Elena Novas, originally of Mexico City, Mexico, Wilson County; Cordice Norman Heathersall, British dentist, Durham County; Anthony Randazzo, an Italian tailor, Craven County; Najala Kawaja, a nurse formerly of Canada, Mecklenburg County.

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Responses

  1. Will this particular webinar be available to people who cannot be present for the live presentation?  If so, please let me know how to access it tomorrow (or some other time).  Thank you very much!

    Michele Hensley Rockingham County, Virginia michelehensley50@yahoo.com

    • I believe it will be recorded. Once I have a URL for where to find that, I’ll either add that in the comments or perhaps in an addition to the original blog post.

  2. For those of you looking for the recordings of webinars held by the State Library, they are available on the State Library’s website: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld/webinars.html.

    The direct link to today’s webinar is http://ncdcr.adobeconnect.com/p88qnx64i8n/


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