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      May 9, 2019

      Thursday   1:00 PM

      35 North West Temple
      Salt Lake City, Utah 84150

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      FamilySearch Chinese Genealogy Workshop

      FamilySearch is hosting a free Chinese Genealogy workshop with keynote speaker Ava Chin, who is an award winning Author, New York Times Columnist, Lecturer and "Urban Forager" (see www.avachin.com) to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike and celebrate the Chinese railroad workers and their descendants.  Discover how to use the largest collection of Chinese family history records to connect to Chinese ancestors with FamilySearch, the world's largest genealogical organization. Registration for the event is free but required as seating is limited. 1 on 1 hands on help available. WORKSHOP SCHEDULE Thursday May 9th 2019 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm - Welcome by FamilySearch 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm - Keynote with Ava Chin Being a descendant of a Chinese Railroad worker 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm - Workshop with Henry Tom Best practices for overseas Chinese research 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm - Workshop with Amy Chin Sources to use for Chinese American research 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Break 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm - Demonstration - Scanning of Chinese Jiapu 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm - Workshop with Dr. Mel Thatcher / Lena Stout  Using the resources of FamilySearch 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm - Tour of the Family History Library   If you would like information about or would like to register for the Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Conference also held in conjunction with the 150th Anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike, please go to www.goldenspike150.org. 

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