Illinois State Genealogical Society
Upcoming Webinars 

December 2018
Some Followed the River, Some Took the Train: Finding Ancestors of the Great Migration
  • Presenter:  Angela Walton-Raji
  • Date:  Dec. 11, 2018
  • Time:  8:00 PM Central
  • Description:   Hundreds of thousands of families left the South in the 1900s headed North. Their destinations were Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, Milwaukee, and beyond. This workshop looks at communities in the urban North and will illustrate how much can be learned about the county of origin in the South by studying the communities where they arrived.
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The 2018 ISGS Webinar Series is sponsored by Family Search.