Evaluating Historical Sources

Genealogy Workshop
East Tennessee History Center
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Critically reading sources is deeply important for genealogical and historical analysis. Participants in this workshop will learn how to identify primary and secondary sources; interrogate the sources with five primary questions of historical analysis; and explore the types (and validity) of information that may be extracted from sources, including documents, newspaper articles, and maps.

Instructor: Dr. Warren Dockter, president & CEO, East Tennessee Historical Society

This free program will be held in the Auditorium of the East Tennessee History Center; pre-registration is not required.