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Presentation List

All presentations are a minimum 1 hour in length and can be customized to better accommodate your group. Presentations include a Power Point presentation. All presentations include handouts for participants. Other presentations are also available.

Research Techniques

  • Researching Your Ancestor in Periodicals
  • I LOVE Libraries: Using Libraries for Your Genealogy
  • Step Away From the Computer: Using Archives, Academic Libraries and Museums for Your Research
  • Journals, Store Ledgers and Letters to Aunt Mary: Using Manuscript Collections
  • Increasing your Genealogical Knowledge
  • California Dreamin': Archives, Libraries and Resources for Research
  • Institutional Records
  • Wild Bill, the Three-Legged Man and Grandma: Researching Infamous Ancestors
  • Read All About It: Your Ancestor in the Newspaper.
  • Elusive Genealogy Sources

Female Ancestors

  • Remember the Ladies: Finding your Female Ancestors
  • The Secret Lives of Women: Research Female Ancestors Using the Sources They left Behind
  • Women's Work
  • Fabric, Cigars and Murder: Reconstructing a Community of Women
  • Women's Lives During the Civil War
  • Researching Women: Community Cookbooks and What They tell us about our Ancestors

Social History

  • The WPA: Sources for Your Genealogy
  • Combining Historical Research with your Genealogy
  • Social History Websites That Bring Your Ancestor's Story to Life
  • Finding Images to Tell the Story of Your Ancestor
  • Jello Molds, Peacocks and Turtle Soup: Genealogy and the History of Food


  • There an App for That? Apps for Genealogy
  • Using Your iPad, Tablet or eReader for Research
  • Advance your Family History through Social Networking
  • Finding your Genealogy in Digitized Books
  • 50 Websites Every Genealogist Should Know
  • Social Media Tools for Genealogy

Church History and Records

  • 19th Century American Religions
  • Researching LDS Ancestors
  • American Church Records
  • Where can You Find Religious Records?

Cemetery Research

  • Researching Your Ancestor's Death
  • Cemetery Research
  • Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra

Past Presentation List – Presentations have been given at the following locations.

  • Bishop Genealogy Society
  • British Isles Genealogy Society
  • Citrus Belt Quilters Moonlighters
  • Chula Vista Genealogy Society
  • Corona Genealogy Society
  • Daughters of the American Revolution (Redlands Chapter)
  • Family History Expo (St. George, Utah)
  • Family History Live Online
  • Genealogical Society of the Morongo Basin
  • Hi-Desert Genealogical Society
  • Highland Historical Society
  • Jurupa Family History Seminar
  • Lake Elsinore Genealogy Society
  • Lone Pine Museum of Film History
  • Mayflower Society (Inland Empire Colony)
  • Moreno Valley Genealogy Society
  • North San Diego County Genealogy Society
  • Orange Family History Center Seminar
  • Orange County Genealogy Society
  • Palm Springs Genealogy Society
  • Pomona Valley Genealogical Society
  • Questing Heirs Genealogical Society
  • Redlands Family History Center
  • Riverside Genealogy Society Annual Seminar
  • Roseville Genealogical Society
  • Sacramento Genealogical Society
  • San Bernardino Genealogy Society
  • San Gorgonio Genealogy Society
  • Sons of the American Revolution (Redlands Chapter)
  • South Bay Cities Genealogy Society
  • Spellbinder Books (Bishop, California)
  • Sun City Genealogy Society
  • Sun Lakes Genealogy Society
  • Temecula Valley Genealogical Society
  • Ventura County Genealogy Society
  • Whittier Genealogy Society
  • Yucca Valley Family History Seminar
  • Yucaipa Community Center
  • Yucaipa Valley Genealogy Society

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