Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Chinese American Genealogy Program

"Four Generations of Family Resemblances"

@1996 by Jeanie Low

The Magazines & Newspapers Center will present a program--Family Legacies: Genealogical Resources for Chinese Americans--hosted by Jeanie Low, author of China Connection: Finding Ancestral Roots for Chinese in America. Topics will include interviewing family members, translating gravestones, accessing 20th century immigration and naturalization case files in English, census research, World War I draft records and research within a historical context. Research management information is for all levels of researchers.

Since 1993, Jeanie has presented workshops at conferences for the National Archives and Records Administration, National Genealogical Society, Federation of Genealogical Societies, Chinese Historical Society of America, and San Francisco State University’s Asian American Studies Department. She is also a local award-winning quilt artist and holds degrees in Library Technology and Chinese Studies.

- Address: 100 Larkin St. (at Grove)
- Location: Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room
- Event Date and Time: Saturday, October 27 (10:30 a.m. to noon)

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