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Annual Genealogy Lecture: D. Joshua Taylor

Join us for our Annual Genealogy Lecture with D. Joshua Taylor, nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer and researcher, and a frequent speaker at family history events across the globe. 

Passionate about family history, Mr. Taylor is the President and Executive Director of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society. He also serves the genealogical community as the President for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS). He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including RootsTech’s Distinguished Presenter Award, the Federation of Genealogical Societies Award of Merit, and the Rubincam Youth Award from the National Genealogical Society.

The former Director of Education and Programs at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Mr. Taylor is the author of numerous articles in several family history publications. He is also the coordinator for courses at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.

He holds an MLS in archival management, and an MA in history, from Simmons College and has been a featured genealogist on Who Do You Think You Are?. At the present time he can be seen taking America through their past as a host on the popular PBS series Genealogy Roadshow.

Mr. Taylor will present 4 lectures: 
•    State and Local Government Repositories for Family History
•    Discovering USGenWeb
•    Essential Technology for Genealogists
•    Beyond Belief:  The Wealth of Genealogical and Historical Societies.
Please call 410-396-5468 or email mdx@prattlibrary.org to register. (Please note:  clicking “I’m Going” on this page does not register you for the event.)

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:30pm

Southeast Anchor Library, Auditorium
3601 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224

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Adults, Seniors

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Judy Cooper

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Mildred left a positive review 3/25/2017

Great information. Learn a lot of tips and trick.

Charles Raymond

Charles Raymond left a positive review 3/25/2017

It was very nice. I absolutely enjoyed it. Really learned a lot on new stuff from Josh Taylor.

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