“Writing Your Family History: A Primer for Doing A Book or Article” – May 12, 2021 – Free Genealogy Program

This talk will look at the art of genealogical writing with the view of either writing a full-length book or a shorter article. We will look at the Genealogical Proof Standard, numbering, documentation, and other techniques to make your written work outstanding and publishable.


John Beatty, senior librarian and chief bibliographer of The Genealogy Center where he has worked since 1984, is a Certified Genealogist with a Master’s degree in History and Library Science from the University of Michigan.

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Our Free Educational Programs are presented at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month September through May. To expand our audience and bring the amazing resources of the society to a wider audience, our 2020-2021 season of programs will begin as virtual programs on the Zoom platform. Registration for the virtual programs will be on the ACGSI website. For more information and current program offerings, please see www.acgsi.org, or visit us on Facebook.

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