ProQuest: October Family History Month Webinars

familyhistorymonth_tag2ProQuest logo Celebrate Family History Month.  TexShare presents a series of webinars on HeritageQuest Online and Texas Digital Sanborn Maps (1867-1970).

Registration available:

Your trainer: Jeff Cutler

All sessions will last approximately 1 hour

Schedule of training:

Date Time Topic
10/6/2014 10:00 AM HeritageQuest Online
10/6/2014 4:00 PM Texas Digital Sanborn Maps
10/15/2014 11:00 AM HeritageQuest Online
10/16/2014 9:00 AM Texas Digital Sanborn Maps
10/23/2014 5:30 PM HeritageQuest Online
10/28/2014 12:00 PM HeritageQuest Online
10/29/2014 12:00 PM Texas Digital Sanborn Maps

HeritageQuest® Online

Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. HeritageQuest Online delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

The collection consists of the following core data sets:

-U.S. Federal Censuses

-Genealogy and Local History Books

-Periodical Source Index (PERSI) Archive

-Revolutionary War Records

-Freedman’s Bank Records

-U.S. Serials Set

Texas Digital Sanborn® Maps (1867 – 1970)

Digital Sanborn Maps provide a wealth of information, such as building outline, size and shape, windows and doors, street and sidewalk widths, boundaries, and property numbers. Plans often include details on construction materials and building use; and also depict pipelines, railroads, wells, water mains, dumps, and other features likely to affect the property’s vulnerability to earthquake, fire, and flood. The Sanborn maps provide an unparalleled picture of historic life in American towns and cities.

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