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Palatines to America German Genealogy Society
Researching German Speaking Ancestors

Germany, Austria, Alsace, Belgium, Brazil, Italy(South Tyrol), Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Slovakia, Kazakhstan, Namibia, Romania, Ukraine

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Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00 PM EDT – PA Chapter’s Third Tuesday program

How to Navigate the Pennsylvania State Archives’ Online Resources

Aaron McWilliams, head of the Public Services Section at the Pennsylvania State Archives, will present “How to Navigate the Pennsylvania State Archives’ Online Resources” and provide a detailed overview of the Archives’ finding aids, research guides, and online records. The presentation will cover how to use the new online catalog and research guides to explore the collections and find specific records. It will also cover the Archives’ digital collection and how to navigate them. Aaron McWilliams is responsible for handling research inquiries at the Archives and frequently represents the agency at genealogical events. His areas of expertise include Pennsylvania state land records, Pennsylvania’s Revolutionary War militia, and genealogy. He has appeared on WITF’s Radio Smart Talk and contributed to both “Who Do You Think You Are?” and “Finding Your Roots.” Prior to joining the Pennsylvania State Archives, Aaron worked as a reference archivist at the Maryland State Archives and as a professional genealogist.


Register for this event at May Third Tuesday program. You will receive an email from Zoom with instructions for joining the meeting.