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*Native American Genealogy in Western New York*
Sat., May 21, 2016
Schedule: 10:30 a.m. –12:00 p.m.
Location: Buffalo and Erie County, Public Library - Central Branch, Central
Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203
Join the Western New York Genealogical Society as noted author and local
historian Jack T. Ericson discusses two of the main sources for Iroquois
family history – the Native American Annuity Rolls and the Kansas Claims
forms. Additionally, he will highlight other possible research sources
including census-style documents and church records.
About the Presenter: For twenty years, Mr. Ericson served as the College
Archivist and Curator of Special Collections at Reed Library, SUNY
Fredonia. While at SUNY Fredonia, he prepared the Iroquois Census Project
and significantly increased the holdings in the area of local history and
Iroquoia. Prior to that, he worked for the Microfilming Corporation of
America where he served as the Editor of the Genealogy and Local History
Project (now Heritage Quest). He earned his B.A. in History and Education
from Allegheny College, his M.A. in American Colonial History from the
University of Connecticut, and his M.A. in History Museum Training and Folk
Life Research from the Cooperstown Graduate Program. Mr. Ericson has been
retired from SUNY Fredonia for ten years and now resides in Westfield, NY.
This event is free and open to the public.
Jennifer Liber Raines
*WNYGS Chair of Programming and Community Outreach*
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