Searching for my Grandparents - A Records Odyssey
Date & Time
Monday, May 30, 2022, 11:20 AM - 12:05 PM
John Mancini

"The only thing my father ever said about his Italian immigrant family was that his parents died in the 1930s, shortly after arriving at Ellis Island. Except they didn't. Once I began the search for my grandparents, I mostly ran into dead-ends. Until the 1940 Census, when my grandparents magically reappeared, very much alive, BUT…
What happened? Why all the secrecy? How did I use records and archives to unravel the mystery? And what did this journey tell me about the future of governance, records, and archives and those responsible for managing this critical task?

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