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Legends and Verification with Jeanie Low
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Jeanie Low will teach you to uncover records such as 1885 San Francisco Chinatown map, census and Chinese Mortuary Records; 1870-1930 gravestones; and 20th century immigration and naturalization records.

Jeanie is the author of China Connection: Finding Ancestral Roots for Chinese in America. She has degrees in Library Technology and Chinese Studies.

Since 1993, Low has presented for various organizations including the National Archives and Records Administration, National Genealogical Society, Chinese Historical Society of America, California Genealogical Society and Angel Island Immigration Station.

Learn more about History and Genealogy through the wealth of resources available at the Library.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019, 12:30 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Ballet in the Time of Revolution : A Memoir
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Holodomor: The Great Ukraine Famine 1932-1933
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

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Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:15 am
Main Library, Chinese Center
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Thursday, November 21, 2019, 2:00 pm
Presidio, Presidio Meeting Room
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Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10:15 am
Main Library, Chinese Center

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Don't Disturb the Dead
Through Thursday, December 19, 2019
Main Library, Government Information Center
All That Glitters Is Not Gold:
Through Thursday, January 2, 2020
Main Library, San Francisco History Center

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