Beginning Genealogy: A Crash Course (Virtual)

Saturday, May 6, 2023-Saturday, May 6, 2023

9:00 AM-12:00 PM
One Session


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Course Description
Home to one of the nation’s strongest genealogy collections, the Newberry is an excellent place to pick up the fundamentals of genealogy research. This one-session class will show you accredited research methods for tracing your family’s history in America. You will also learn about genealogical relationships, traditional family trees and charts, and see a step-by-step example of finding genealogical information at home and in public sources.
One session: $95/$85.50. Led by Marsha Peterson-Maass

Registration Fees

Registration is $95

We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and members of the Newberry (Associates at the Author level and above).

Contact Us
The Adult Education is available Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Email is the best form of contact: You can also reach us by phone at 312-255-3700. Please allow 24-48 business hours for a response.