2008 National Conference » Events

Find Your Japanese American Roots

Chester Hashizume

Topic: Passing It Forward
Date: Friday, July 4, 2008
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Mineral Hall D & E, 3rd Floor

A Japanese American National Museum instructor will lead a comprehensive workshop covering genealogy basics such as identifying your ancestral Japanese home town, obtaining and utilizing family documents, and the meaning behind surnames and family crests—all the tools you need to discover your roots. No samurai lineage required. Space is limited. A $15 fee for resource binder will be collected on-site. This session will be repeated in the morning of July 4.

Reservations are required to ec@janm.org.