Federation of Genealogical Societies, Washington, DC.
August 20, 2019 – August 24, 2019
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2019
“What Else the CCC Built”
The Civilian Conservation Corps is well-known for reforestation and building parks and bridges. Less known is that the CCC was involved in building up its Corps member through a formal education program. Fancher Younger, teacher of “CCC boys,” offers a good case to learn how to research this area.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019
“Boldly She Stepped Out”
Whether you were a female servant or a privileged pastor’s daughter, the mid-1800s offered women a unique enticement to come to America. An early form of “target marketing” promised jobs and land to men, obviously, but also specifically to women. And the women boldly came.