Lectures – Julie Huffman & Daniel Horowitz

March 19, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
on Zoom

Presenter: Julie Huffman

“The Secret Genealogy Collection at Los Angeles Public Library”

Julie Huffman has been the genealogy librarian at the Central Library of Los Angeles Public Library for five years. Over the course of her fourteen years at LAPL, she has been a young adult, children’s, and adult reference librarian. Her MLIS is from UCLA and she has a Bachelor’s of Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia. The Genealogy and Local History Collection at Central Library is one of the largest on the west coast, numbering more than 45,000 volumes, including over 10,000 family histories. LAPL also has many city directories, local histories, database subscriptions, and unique indexes.
Second presentation:

Presenter: Daniel Horowitz

“Maximizing MyHeritage Technologies for Family History Research”

Make the most of MyHeritage technology by exploring cutting-edge features that will enhance your family history research and provide greater context to your family’s unique story. This session will review Smart Matches™, Record Matches, Photo Discoveries, Instant Discoveries™, DNA Matches, Global Name Translation, Record Detective™, and more.
Dedicated to Genealogy since 1986, Daniel was the teacher and the study guide editor of the family history project “Searching for My Roots” in Venezuela for 15 years. He was a board member of The International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) for 10 years, now is involved in several crowdsource digitization and transcription projects, and holds a board-level position at The Israel Genealogy Research Association (IGRA). Since 2006 Daniel has been working at MyHeritage liaising with genealogy societies, bloggers, and media, as well as lecturing, and attending conferences around the world.

All our monthly lectures and workshops are free to our members and the public. Non-members should request a Zoom invitation here.

There is no DNA Special Interest Group meeting this month. Our members are encouraged to attend Conejo Valley Genealogical Society’s DNA SIG this month. Contact webmaster@venturacogensoc.org for more information.