Place: Conference Rooms, Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond
Cost: $25 ($20 for Semper Virginia Society members)
Preregistration required: lvaimmigrationresearch.eventbrite.com
Library of Virginia archivist Cara Griggs leads this workshop focused on records from 1607 to 1952 concerning the immigration of individuals who came to Virginia. Learn about passenger lists and naturalization records as well as strategies for identifying birthplaces through records that relate to immigration and naturalization, vital records, obituaries, cemetery records, the records of religious organizations, and records from an individual’s country of origin. This subject complements the Library’s current exhibition, New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond, created in partnership with Virginia Humanities, a Legacy Project of the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 804.692.3001.