Proving Oral History
A Case Study in Genealogical Research
Presented by Deborah Abbott, Ph.D
Deborah Abbott, a favorite yearly speaker will be back this evening.
This lecture will ask you to put on your “CSI” hat and use your “detective” skills, as well as your critical thinking abilities to prove an oral history story when very little information is known. You will learn how to identify clues, master techniques and find resources that help to solve the unknown.
Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D. will return return for the 6th time to share will us her expertise on using various online computer resources to discover your genealogy.
Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D., is an adjunct faculty member at the Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research (IGHR) at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and currently serves as the Cleveland District Trustee on the Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS) Board. She is past-president of the African-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland, Ohio (AAGS) and a retired professor of Counseling from Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland. She holds both the Bachelor of Science and Masters of Education degrees from Tuskegee University (Alabama) and the Ph.D. degree from Kent State University (Ohio).
This should be a very interesting and informative program for members and guests.
Program will start after a short meeting at 6:30pm
As usual we will have food and our normal raffles. Plan on arriving
General Membership meetings at:
St John's Lutheran Church
1140 West River Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
6:00 - 8:00 PM
We continue to field audience computer and program related questions at 6:00 pm. A short business meeting will take place at 6:30 pm with the program starting immediately thereafter.