Avoiding and Overcoming Brick Walls: Part 1

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Presenter: Luana Glistrap

Time: 9:45 to 10:45am

Description:  The biggest reason for brick walls is inexperience and the most common mistake an inexperienced person makes is trusting undocumented data.  This presentation covers the following ways we run into trouble:  Organization & Note keeping, Research Strategies, Name Issues, Place Issues, Source Issues, Index Issues, Handwriting Issues, Legal Issues, Lack of Cultural, Historical, and Geographical Background Info, and How We Form Our Conclusions.

Location: Annex Chapel

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