Meeting Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Journey to America:
Federal Passenger-Ship Records


As immigration leglislation in the United States Became more restrictive, the information on passenger-ship records became more robust.

Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, CGSM is a full-time professional researcher specializing in Chicago and Cook County research, problem solving, and multi-generational family histories.  She conducts research projects for government agencies, attorneys, authors, newspapers, heir-search firms, professional genealogists, family researchers.  Her clients are international and include Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, England, France, Ireland, Israel, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.  On behalf of the Department of the Army and the Department of the Air Force, Jeanne searches and identifies family members of unaccounted for servicemen from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.