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East European Genealogy Research

Age Group
For adults


Midwest Genealogy Center Branch
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In this class, you will learn which countries are considered to be part of Eastern Europe and when they were established. You will explore the history of the region, discover the history of the Slavic people, their settlements, and their three ethnic groups. You will learn when and why people emigrated from these countries. This class will also cover how to start and focus your research, explore the records available, and which U.S. websites may be helpful in your quest. We will also learn how to overcome a language barrier and learn which MGC books and periodicals are helpful for this research.


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