I started off my morning attending Angela McGhie's session on newspaper research. Angela did a fantastic job of presenting how to use newspapers in your research and how to find those newspapers. I confess I do not use the newspapers as a resource nearly as much as I should. I have a recent subscription to GenealogyBank.com and plan to spend some focused research time there in the near future.
Next up, I attended Barbara Vines Little's session on chancery records. As with her lecture on Tuesday, I came away with renewed confidence in being able to search out my ancestors in the chancery records of Virginia and understand what the documents are telling me. (Actually, I skipped an afternoon session in order to be able to do a little research in this area while things were still fresh on my mind.)
A session on proving/disproving family myths, lunch with a new genealogy friend and research kept me busy during the early afternoon. Then back to the conference for another session and browsing time in the exhibit hall. While I was there, I did some indexing of the 1940 census. I then enjoyed catching up with my ProGen mentor Claire Bettag. At last it was back to my room for more research time.
Another great day at NGS!