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Speaking Engagement Options
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Dear Society Program Chair:
THANK-YOU for considering me as a speaker for your genealogy society or your next fund raising event.  I hope we'll be able to set a suitable date and time. I'm looking forward to meeting you and the members of your community. How about getting together to discuss things like:

Topics most appropriate for beginning to intermediate researchers include but are not limited to:

7 HABITS of Highly Effective Genealogists
A TALE OF TWO CITIES: Immigration & Naturalization
Accessing Lineage Society Apps
BLOGS: An alternative for family & society newsletters
Composing effective queries
Determining what to search next
FamilySearch Indexing
Finally Get Organized
FROM HERE TO ETERNITY: Internet research for patient genealogists
GenSmarts: Artificial Intelligence for family historians
Getting from a Book or CD to the Original Document
JOY OF GENEALOGY: Documentation & Evaluation
LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE: Land Records for Genealogists
Major Migration Patterns of Germans to America
Medical Practices of the US Revolutionary and Civil Wars
MOB DICK: Our Ancestors on the High Seas
MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON: Research strategies in the National Capital Area
PODCASTS: Learn while Jogging
PODCASTS: Creating & listening
Preparing for a trip to Salt Lake
ROMEO & JULIET: Marriage Practices & Records
The Clothesline Approach to document analysis
THE TIME MACHINE: Offbeat Resources for Family Historians
THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT: 3 Months to Better Organization
Tracing American Revolutionary War Ancestors
Union Civil War Pension Files
WAR & PEACE: US Military Records
WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS: Finding Female Ancestors

We could devise a custom list of topics that might better suit the needs of your membership.
Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
Your friend in genealogy. 



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