Letty Rodella

Letty Rodella is a retired educator having spent 42 years in the educational field. Those years included teaching elementary school in El Paso, Texas and in Southern California. She retired as district administrator and upon retirement continued on as an independent educational consultant. In addition to that, she was university supervisor for student teachers at CA. State Long Beach. Her love of genealogy started 15 years ago and now covers the present and moves back in history to her ancestors of the early 1500s. She has been a presenter for various genealogy groups in Central and Southern California. Her presentations focus on Organizing Your Research, Mexican Research, and Spanish Patriots in New Spain during the American Revolution. Letty is President of SHHAR, The Society of Hispanic Historical & Ancestral Research.

2016 Sessions with Letty Rodella

4D How to Organize Your Genealogy Records Into Family Heirloom Books
Syllabus: 2016/4D_Organizing_your_Genealogy.pdf

Letty Rodella will share how she organized 500 years of family history into several Family Heirloom books. She will explain the process involved in putting a book together. She will show how she developed the contents of each book: the table of contents, tree charts, family group sheets, and the importance of notes or short stories about each person in your book. She will also offer suggestions about the different types of paper used and the importance of the book cover and spine. It is her hope that when you organize your genealogy records into family books, perfect for showcasing them on the coffee table, your book will be one that your guests will want to pick up and read.

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