Category Archive: Genea Resources

Jan 28

NGS Announces Voices of Genealogy Video Series

NGS Press Release:  27 January 2012 *National Genealogical Society Announces Voices of Genealogy Video Series*  arlington, va, 27 january 2012: The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of publication of the *National Genealogical Society Quarterly*. To celebrate this anniversary and to honor the history of the *Quarterly*, NGS Video Productions has created a historical archive …

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Jan 07

NGS 2013 to be held at Las Vegas – Call for Papers

NGS News Release Arlington, VA, 6 January 2012: The National Genealogical Society announces the Call for Papers for the 2013 Family History Conference, Building New Bridges, to be held 8–11 May 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The deadline for submitting proposals is 1 April 2012. The Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, dedicated in 2010, spans …

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Dec 07

Wordless Wednesday – Improvement Society Meeting, 1908


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Dec 04

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Dear Genea-Santa


Dear Genea-Santa, Thank you, thank you, for making sure that I got to the 1st RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City last year! Although it’s not easy, I’ve tried very hard to be a good genea-girl and historea-girl this year. Countless hours have been distributed to the Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association, …

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Nov 06

Georgia Archives Open 8 More Days in 2011


It’s a sad state of affairs. Currently, the Georgia Archives is open to the public fewer hours than any other state (at least to my knowledge)—Friday & Saturday unless there is a state or federal holiday that falls on Monday or during the weekend. Those whishing to conduct historical or scholarly research at the Georgia …

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Nov 03

Do You Know Where Your Files Are?

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As we progress through our family history research, e.g. from beginner, novice, … advanced, we often find ourselves shifting from one filing method to another. As the storage space in my small mountain home becomes more of a premium, I find that digital is really the way for me to proceed. Consequently, I continue to spend hours …

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Oct 08

Free Webinar – Researching Records Relating to the Five Tribes of Oklahoma


Meg Hacker, Archival Operations Director of the National Archives at Fort Worth will present “Researching Records Relating to the Five Tribes of Oklahoma… made a little bit easier.” Meg will share online sources that help researchers find the records more efficiently and with ease! Meg is DYN-O-MIT you won’t want to miss her! Although the Webinar …

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Sep 28

Wordless Wednesday: Spooning

Center-Piece at Augie's in Springfield, Illinois

Sep 22

Conferences More Than Lectures

Adams Street Springfield, Illinois

Genealogical conferences such as the National Genealogical Society annual conference in the spring; the Federation of Genealogical Societies annual conference in late summer or fall; RootsTech conference in the winter; Ohio Genealogical Society annual conference in April, the Southern California Society annual Jamboree in June, etc. are wonderful educational opportunities. But more than that, they …

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Aug 03

Wordless Wednesday: College Roomies, 1960


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