Getting the Scoop from Old Newspapers

February 16, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

CVGS welcomes back Lisa Louise Cooke for another virtual program. You will learn what key family history information may be found in historical newspapers; how to identify newspapers that likely covered your ancestors; websites that have digitized collections of newspapers; Lisa’s top search tips; cool tech tools and how to use Evernote in your newspaper research.

Lisa is the author of a variety of multi-media offerings including the Genealogy Gems Premium website subscription featuring her classes on video and the Genealogy Gems Premium Podcast (ad free), and four books: The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, Mobile Genealogy, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies. She also offers the video series Google Earth for Genealogy.

This will be a Zoom presentation. A link will be provided to members. If you are a non-member and wish to attend, please send an email to ​ for an invitation.