Friday, January 11, 2013

“Extracting More from Passenger Lists”

Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando Program

ORLANDO, FL, January 11, 2013 — Join the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando (JGSGO) for a program featuring Lisa Alzo’s pre-recorded webinar, “Beyond the Arrival Date: Extracting More from Passenger Lists”.

A key discovery in researching your Jewish ancestors is finding the passenger list where their voyage to the U.S. was recorded. There can by many subtle and hidden clues on those passenger lists that provide additional information. Learn how to really examine these lists to get more of the story! Join us as we view Lisa’s webinar and then hold a Q&A and sharing session.

An avid genealogist for 22 years, Lisa currently teaches online genealogy courses for Family Tree University and the National Institute for Genealogical Studies. She is the recipient of the 2002 Mary Zirin Prize given by the Association for Women in Slavic Studies to recognize the achievements of independent scholars, and is a frequently invited speaker for national conferences, genealogical and historical societies. You can learn more about Lisa at

DATE: Tuesday, January 29, 2013
TIME: 7:00 P.M. – 8:45 P.M.
LOCATION: Maitland Public Library, 501 South Maitland Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751.
ADMISSION: Open to the public. Free.

About the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando
The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando (JGSGO) is a not for profit organization dedicated to sharing genealogical information, techniques and research tools with anyone interested in Jewish genealogy and family history. Anyone may join JGSGO. Annual dues are $25 for an individual and $30 for a family. For more information visit our blog at .

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