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Jul 18, 2009


The Genealogy Guys are going to be at the Federation of Genealogical Societies conference in Little Rock, AR  Sept 2-5 2009 recording their show before a live audience on Sept 3 at 3:30 pm.

Listen to Drew Smith interview Lisa on the Genealogy Guys Podcast Episode 177 

The Library of Congress has launched "The Library of Congress on iTunes U, featuring historic video and sound recordings. 

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Lisa discusses the start up and rocky road of the new social networking website for genealogists called Genealogy Wise by

Paul Allen's Apology to Terry Thornton 

So where do we go from here?  Well, I still wholeheartedly encourage genealogists to network

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Where Are Paper of Record's Records?
It"s all still pretty murky.  But it seems to be a pretty unanimous decision that Paper of Record was really a terrific newspaper website and though Google and WVR so far are not offering the same kind of search capabilities, they both seem to have some of the content.  So my recommendation is to check Google News Archive first - which is free, and then check to see if WVR has the newspaper you're looking for. 

Lisa's Video on the Google News Timeline (Update: The Timeline has been discontinued.)

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If you have information about the progress being made with the paper of records content I'd love to hear from you so I can update everyone here on the show.   Email me or call the voice mail line at 925-272-4021 to leave a message that I can play on the show.

GEM: Profile America
40th Anniversary of the Moon Landing - July 20

Visit NASA's website's Apollo 40th Anniversary pages

Watch the Launch-
as you would have seen it on July 16, 1969, at 9:26 AM EDT T-minus 00:5:59 and counting


GEM: Interview with Geneablogger Thomas MacEntee
Thomas talks about how to do genealogy blogging, his own numerous blogs, and some tips for you to get started blogging about your own family history. 

Watch the video version of this interview at the Genealogy Gems TV Channel at YouTube  

Thomas MacEnteeâs Blogroll:


Grandma Austin's Diaries   

Bootcamp for Genea-Bloggers

Destination: Austin Family

And I Helped! 

Lowville Obituaries

Lowville Long Ago

The Graveyard Rabbit of New York Rural Cemeteries   

A Catskill Christmas                 

GEM: The July 2009 Family Tree Magazine Podcast Episode
Snippet of my interview with Eric Grundset, Library Director at the DAR Library

Eric's fave collection:
GRC National Index
2 Volume - Vital Records of Americans in China and Korea

Mark your calendars: Join Lisa at the Family History Expo in Sandy, Utah just outside Salt Lake City August 28 & 29, 2009.