Ruby   Coleman

Is a professional genealogical researcher, instructor, lecturer and free-lance writer. Coleman has been doing professional genealogical research for over 40 years. She has lectured at national, state, and local conferences. She is currently president of the North Platte Genealogical Society in North Platte, Nebraska.

Schedule

May 17, 2014
8:30 am : Prose on the Prairie: Letters, Diaries and Journals

(All Levels) Your ancestor did not need to be an author to leave his words for posterity. Learn about the benefits of using letters, diaries and journals. This class will cover the prairie time period, types of records and evaluating them, locating home sources, using archives, using libraries, and using the internet for clues. Login First

 
10:00 am : Welcome to America: The Immigrant Woman

(All Levels) Women played a major role in the development of America. Listen to their story and the records that were created as you learn more about your female ancestor. This class will cover immigrant women from the 1600's into the 20th century, enslaved women, indentured women, stigmas surrounding foreign women, and more. Login First