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Start Date : Tuesday, November 15, 2016 [nothing.gif]

Start Time : 7:00 PM
Location : Theater
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Program Status : Past
Program Description : The New York City Municipal Archives contain a treasure trove of late 1800s and early 1900s family genealogy records, including original Naturalization Petitions and Ellis Island arrival documents. Michael Chaplan will demonstrate his successful research on his paternal grandfather, who arrived in NYC from Russia in 1908, as a model for family history researchers to achieve excellent and fascinating results. All welcome.

Michael Chaplan is a career Public Health professional with an M.A. in Anthropology from Long Island University. He is also a member of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Long Island (JGSLI), and the author of the popular New York City treasure hunting book, The Urban Treasure Hunter. His special interest in genealogical research is European immigrant families who participated in the late 1800's and early 1900's migration to New York City.</p>

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