Fri, 14 March 2008
Published Mar 14, 2008
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My Own Grandpa Video:
MAILBOX: Roxanne Diakow Moos wrote to say that she visited an aunt and uncle in Saskatchewan Canada, and they took her to visit the old homesteads of two sets of great grandparents. "To others who look at my family history album and see those pictures they see a picture of land with nothing on it but a field but to me I can picture an old building that used to be there that raised a family and can almost picture the kids (my grandmother and her siblings) running around playing."
Learn about Tyler MacNiven's journey to find his father's birthplace in Japan in the March 4 Genealogy Gems News Blog
GEM: Canadian Border Crossings with Kathyrn Lake Hogan - Kathryn shares with us about Canadian Border Crossings into the United States and how many of our ancestors used this economic route to immigrate.
GEM: Digital Preservation Tips from the Library of Congress - Digital preservation Cheat Sheet. covering Computer files, finding Digital Materials, Digital Photos, email, and storage disks. And the Digital Preservation Quiz
GEM: Interview with Richard Black of the Godfrey Memorial Library
GEM: U.S. Census Bureau - Flu Epidemic's 90th Anniversary, and the new U.S. Census History website (listen to interview: Genealogy Gems Podcast Episode #43) Genealogy Gems News Blog on March 10. Email Lisa with comments, suggestions and requests for the website and I'll be forwarding all the information to the Director of History at the U. S. Census.
New at the Genealogy Gems News Blog: A tribute to Women's history month, the new TV series Who Do You Think You Are being developed for American audiences by NBC, and Senior Moments Anyone?
Book: Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies from Season One of the Genealogy Gems Podcast. The book has everything covered in the first 20 episodes and lots more including photos, website addresses and step-by-step how to information. It's available in paperback as well as immediate digital download.
Sat, 1 March 2008
Published Mar 1, 2008
Thank you to Genealogy columnist Kimberly Powell of About.com for listing the Genealogy Gems Podcast in her recent column called Genealogy Podcasts for Your Listening Pleasure.
MAILBOX: You can see the photo of Michelle standing in the spot of her ancestor's homestead on the Genealogy Gems Podcast Listeners Page
GEM: Interview with Dylan Barrell, Director of Digital Business for Borders Books about the new Borders Concept stores that will feature genealogy.
Upcoming Borders Concept Stores in 2008:
GEM: New History Web Site from the U.S. Census Bureau Interview with Bill Maury, Chief of History Staff at the U.S. Census Bureau
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