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Genealogy Workshop: What’s Your Story?

11/18/2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

How do you write a descriptive, creative, narrative story about your relatives when all you have is a list of dry facts and documents to draw on? How do you turn your facts into a story about an individual you never met? This workshop is to help you through the process, whether it’s through writing or oral history.


What’s your story?

What are your family’s talents?

How did your family get to this country?

Did your family own a business?

Who is or was your favorite family member?

What was your life like as a child? (Schools attended or your favorite teacher?)

Where did you vacation as a child?

Did you have a pet when you were a child?

How did you meet your spouse?

Do you have children?

Were you present at their births?

What is the general health of your family?

Are there any famous people in your family?

What are your family’s political viewpoint?


To Register call 414-372-7677 or online click here


WI Black Historical Society
2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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