Monthly meeting with Special Guest Speaker Miriam Weiner
Sunday, February 21, 2021
1:00 pm Check-in, Chat, and Schmooze.
Official program starts promptly at 1:30
Guest Speaker: Miriam Weiner, Genealogist, Author and “Creator of the Consolidated Eastern European Archival Database”
Topic: Updates at the rtrfoundation.org website: Searching the new Surname Database
Miriam will walk us through and demonstrate her newly redesigned website https://www.rtrfoundation.org/index.shtml and the new searchable surname database using Standard Surname Search and OCR Search (Optical character recognition)
You will be amazed at what material is currently available from Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, and Ukraine including images and maps from some of the towns Miriam has visited during her 30 years of working in the archives of Eastern Europe. The new website currently has over 200 collections and 1 million new documents with more being added daily.
This Zoom presentation is for members only. Please see www.jgasgp.org for membership information. We have meetings of interest for genealogy research every 3 weeks. We welcome new members! Please consider joining us. We have a comprehensive website with information about future programs and research help. We have an active Facebook group that enjoys providing research guidance.