Using Genealogy to Tell the Story of Irish Famine Immigrants
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Historian Tyler Anbinder will discuss using genealogical research to tell the story of Irish immigration to New York City during the Great Famine. In collaboration with a genealogist, he has tracked down thousands of famine immigrants and is now compiling their stories into a Famine Generation group biography. Anbinder is professor of History at George Washington University and the author of City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York. He also served as a consultant to Martin Scorsese’s The Gangs of New York. Register no later than September 15 to this FREE ZOOM event at https://mvgenealogy.org/cpage.php?pt=111 OR by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit http://www.mvgenealogy.org and link to the Events Page for more information on this and other upcoming events.
- Start:September 21, 2021
- End:September 21, 2021
- Where:Alexandria, Alexandria,, Alexandria, Virginia, United States, 22314
- Event Type: Other
- Ticket Price:N/A