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The Genealogy of the 1950 U.S. Census and Ellis Island

Hosted By: Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

“Here Comes The 1950 Census: What To Expect” and “Finding Difficult Passengers on the Ellis Island Manifests” will be presented by Joel Weintraub.

In “Here Comes The 1950 Census: What To Expect,” Joel will prepare family history researchers for when the1950 U.S. Census will become public on April 1, 2022. In “Finding Difficult Passengers on the Ellis Island Manifests,” he will demonstrate 10 different strategies to help you locate the records of your elusive immigrant ancestors.

2 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. CT

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Joel Weintraub

Joel Weintraub, a New Yorker by birth, is an emeritus biology professor at California State University, Fullerton. He became interested in genealogy over 20 years ago and volunteered for nine years at the National Archives in southern California. Joel helped produce location tools for the 1900 through 1950 federal censuses, and the New York State censuses for New York City (1905, 1915, 1925) for the Steve Morse “One-Step” website. He has published articles on the U.S. census and the 72-year rule, the name change belief and finding difficult passenger records at Ellis Island, and searching NYC census records with the problems of NYC geography
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Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping members collect, preserve, and perpetuate the records and history of their ancestors. Members, as well as non-members, can look for their ancestors on the free searchable JGSI Jewish Chicago Database.
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