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June

02
Sunday
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Border—What Border? Our Ancestors Who Called Both Canada and the USA Home

Presenter: Annette Burke Lyttle


Movement between the United States and Canada was unrestricted and unrecorded until April 1908. The U.S. began recording the entry of Canadians along its northern border in 1894. Before that, many thousands of people lived cross-border lives, without visas, work permits, passports, or immigration records. Learn how to find these elusive ancestors.

Level:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Topic:
Migration
Focus:
Canadian, USA