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  • Syllabus


                Session #1 Researching in Europe Without a Passport
                Collect all U.S. records created by or for your immigrant ancestor including passenger lists, border crossing cards, and naturalization records.

                Session #2 Map Out the Territory
                Maps; Boundary Changes; Gazetteers, Province, District, Village Names. (focus on Germany, Italy, Eastern Europe)

                Session #3 Learn About the Legal and Social Customs of the Country of Origin
                Naming customs, spelling, translations of names, language resources, church records. (Germany, Sweden) 

                Session #4 Write Up the Results
                Write a summary of your search efforts, successful and unsuccessful. Include areas still to be researched and roadblocks.

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