2015 Conference – NYC

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Dr. Peter C. Moskos. “Greek Americans: Struggle and Success”
The Greek experience in America, as documented in the Third Edition of the book

Georgia Stryker Keilman. “How U.S. Records Can Help You Prepare for Research in Greece”
Learn which documents provide pertinent information for Greek research, including Passenger Lists, Social Security Applications, Death Certificates, Obituaries and others including resources available online.

George D. Tselos. “Passenger Ship and Ellis Island Records.”
Learn the resources available at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum to decipher the information found in Passenger Ship Records

Professor Louis Katsos. “History of Hellenic Lands”
The impact of geography, boundary changes, and village name changes on research

Dr. Marietta Minotos. “Records Available from the General State Archives of Greece”
Discover online and textual resources held at the Greek Archives

Peter Dickson.  “Using DNA in Greek Family History Research”
Topic:  Understand the potential of DNA testing for positive family identification

Debbie Petrides. “A Case Study from Chios”
How to use records from Greece to discover the history of your family

Carol Kostakos Petranek. “Preparing for a Research Trip to Greece”
A successful trip requires careful planning, contacting repositories in advance and bringing specific equipment.


This conference was recorded. Videos can be viewed on YouTube as indicated.

Part 1:  https://youtu.be/aX1FhZdAw68

Part 2:  https://youtu.be/dh6P_-isG2o

Part 3:  https://youtu.be/NDJgt9eBZt8

Part 4:  https://youtu.be/nxYOiG_IE2E

Part 5:  https://youtu.be/aZP7slDwRb8

Part 6:  https://youtu.be/jILSMY-5Bq4


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This event was sponsored by the Education and Culture Committee of the Hellenic American Chamber of Commercel; Chair:  Professor Louis Katsos; Co-Chairs:  Michael Kalavritinos and Tassos Pardalis; and HellenicGenealogyGeek.