February 3rd Webinar: “How Dungeons & Dragons Has Made Me a Better Family Historian” with Randy Whited

Details on the February 3rd webinar by Randy Whited

Both genealogy and role-playing games are, at their core, centered on storytelling. And the more effort put into the work, the more one gets out of it. In both cases it is useful to put one’s self into the mindset of the individual: what was their occupation, their background, their faith and motivations, their possessions, their friends and allies? In short, who were they in relation to the world around them?

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Announcing Our Hispanic Virtual SIG

Logo extension for VGA's Hispanic SIG Interest Group

We invite you to join us at our monthly online meetings, and for ongoing discussions in our Facebook Group. Our goal is that this SIG will help you advance your Hispanic research from the comfort and convenience of your home or wherever you have an internet connection.

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August Presentations

Here is the line up of our great presentations for August: August 4, 11am Eastern Jennifer Alford presents “Introduction to Jewish Genealogy” The history of a people is an important component in understanding how to research their genealogy. In the case of the Jewish people it is helpful to understand…

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July Presentations

We have three great presentations for our members this month. Here’s the line-up: July 10 8pm Eastern Katherine R. Willson presents “Our European Ancestors’ Voyage to America” Learn how your European ancestors’ voyage to America changed from the 17th century through the 20th century. How did they prepare for the…

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