Chutes & Ladders: Innovative Approaches to Online Genealogy
Are you eager to connect the dots, score points and populate your puzzling family tree? Navigate your genealogical game-board using imaginative strategies. Manipulate Google, Facebook, Acris, Fundrace, ProQuest, bank and criminal records to locate M.I.A. relatives. Go directly to jail to uncover a scandal! Clues abound for creative online sleuths.
Pamela Weisberger is the 1st V.P./program chair for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles, president and research coordinator for Gesher Galicia, and co-chaired the 2010 IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy. Documenting her family’s history for over thirty years, she has researched in Polish, Ukrainian, German, Hungarian and Israeli archives. She is also a professional researcher, videographer and international speaker. Special areas of interest are 19th – 20th century city directories, newspapers, court records and cadastral maps. She holds a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.S. from Boston University and lives in Santa Monica, California.