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Membership Program - Liven Up Your Family History with Images

  • 21 Aug 2010
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Schaumburg Township District Library

Liven Up Your Family History with Images

Mike Karsen

Family histories can contain phenomenal research with every event documented and sourced with precision but yet no one is interested in reading it.  Because they need to be more than just text, they need to be vehicles for "Time Travel" taking us back to the days when our grandparents and great-grandparents lived and raised their families. We need images to bring them to life. This presentation illustrates how to "liven up" your family history with images of people, places, and events that will make the reader keep flipping the pages to be drawn back in time.


About Mike:

A professional speaker, Mike Karsen is a member of the Association of  Professional Genealogists (APG), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), and is currently President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. He speaks on family legacy topics locally and nationally, presents conference programs and is on the faculty of Newberry Library and Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies in Chicago. Mike is the author of the JewishGen website "Guide to Jewish Genealogy in Chicagoland" and has published articles on genealogy.

He holds an undergraduate degree in mathematics / computer science and a master's in operations research alongside 30 years in telecommunications management.



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