Gwyneth Pearce has sent information about the Toronto History Branch meetings, and workshops to be held this fall.
DATE: 22 September 2012: Saturday (9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.) LOCATION: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto TITLE OF COURSE: "Ancestry Day" NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Lesley Anderson BRIEF INFO: This course will provide detailed information about the most effective strategies for searching Ancestry’s growing number of databases with special emphasis on some of the newer features. Participants will also learn how to create and share their online tree.
DATE: 3 October – 21 November 2012: Wednesdays (2:00- 4:00 p.m.) LOCATION: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto TITLE OF COURSE: "Basic Genealogy and Family History" NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Jane E. MacNamara BRIEF INFO: Designed for those just beginning to research or looking to upgrade basic research skills, this course will cover terminology, types of sources, the use of on-line resources, libraries and archives, and record-keeping – to help you “think like a genealogist”.
DATE: 17 November 2012: Saturday (9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.) LOCATION: North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, Toronto TITLE OF WORKSHOP: "Irish Family History Workshop" NAME OF INSTRUCTORS: TBA BRIEF INFO: This full-day workshop will cover a comprehensive range of topics of interest to family historians with Irish research interests. Detailed information about the program, speakers and registration to come.
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Booklet #1 - The War of 1812: Canada and the United States
The booklet, “The War of 1812: Canada and the United States”, gives a synopsis of the causes of the War, and details the battles that took place (who, where, and when), and which included British forces, Blacks, and Aboriginal warriors who fought on both sides of the conflict.
Booklet #2 – Migration: Canada and the United States
These headings offer good examples of those who came to Canada, or of Canadians who left for the U.S, and why. The booklet gives a synopsis of what records to look for, the books written on the subject, where to find online resources, and a bonus list of some famous Canadians who migrated to the U.S.