LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson: Author | Teacher | Certified Genealogical Lecturer ℠ | Certified Genealogist® | Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists
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Essential Tools and Strategies for African American Research

18 June 2023 - 23 June 2023

LaBrenda will present the following lectures:


  • Importance of Transcribing Documents:
    Effective use of documents in research requires a knowledge of what it says, and transcription is a basic skill that will improve your view.
  • Historical and Legal Background:
    Seeing the forest through the trees requires an understanding of what has happened, where it has happened, and why.
  • A South Carolina Case Study, Identifying Parents of an Enslaved Ancestor:
    Follow this study to learn how one researcher sought to examine the evidence and choose appropriate directions to find the answer.
  • Utility of DNA Evidence:
    Learn how to effectively use DNA Evidence in your research questions.


18 June 2023
23 June 2023
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Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh


Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh
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