Thursday, August 26, 2021: Sponsored by Western New York Genealogical Society. Presenter Rich Venezia. “Ship Manifests: An In-Depth Look” Ship manifests are the “go-to” record to find immigrant arrivals in the 1800s and 1900s. Discover all the different information they can tell us. This lecture provides a deep dive into some of the most commonly used records in immigrant research and how they may surprise us – including how subsequent notations on ship manifests and an overview of the various indexes available could lead to more discoveries.