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PERSI 2.0: The New PERSI for Everyone

  • 6 May 2024
  • 7:00 PM
  • Webinar


You may be missing out on 30% of genealogy discoveries if you’re not digging into history and genealogy newsletters, journals and magazines. Biographical profiles, stories about ancestral churches or schools, how-to tips for researching a locale, indexes and transcripts of local records are all among those treasures. Learn to find and access this content using PERSI, the Periodical Source Index, and other resources. See how to navigate PERSI on the new Allen County Public Library website portal, and success stories that can inspire your own foray into periodical research.

Sunny Jane Morton is a Contributing Editor at Family Tree Magazine, Content Director at, past Editor of Ohio Genealogy News and a blogger for Book credits include the NGS award-winning How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records (co-author with Harold Henderson, CG) and Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy. She runs the Book Club at the Virtual Genealogical Association. Find her at

Registration is required via the Chicago Genealogical Society website under Events. Registration will close 1 hour prior to the event. The meet-up will take place virtually via ZOOM. All people registered will receive an email the morning of the event with log-in instructions and a link. This information is not to be shared.

Note: This webinar is FREE for CGS members. Non-Members can register for the event for $10. No refunds. 

Chicago Genealogical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Address: PO Box 1160, Chicago, IL  60690-1160

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