Melinda Kashuba holds a PhD in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a popular lecturer and author of Walking with Your Ancestors: a Genealogist’s Guide to Using Maps and Geography (Family Tree Books, 2005) plus numerous articles in genealogical magazines and other publications. She is an adjunct instructor in Geography at Shasta College and is the 2016 recipient of the Gerald C. Hayward Award for Excellence in Community College Teaching given by the California Community College Foundation. Her genealogical specialties include nineteenth and twentieth century American research and maps.
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IGHR Southern Tour
Have questions? IGHR/GGS will have a table at the following upcoming genealogy seminar:
Sat., 27 Oct. – Raleigh, NC, North Carolina Genealogical Society’s Fall Conference
New IGHR Scholarship
The Frazine K. Taylor African American Research Scholarship was established by Deborah A. Abbott, PhD, to honor Ms Taylor upon her retirement as coordinator of the "Researching African American Ancestors" course. For IGHR 2019, this scholarship is limited to individuals interested in enrolling in Course 10 - Building an African American Research Toolbox.
Learn more about this and other IGHR scholarships on the IGHR Scholarships page.
2019 Hotel Info Online
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IGHR 2019 Courses
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