Friday, February 06, 2015

Friday Finds and Follows: 6 February 2015

Articles and posts that caught my eye:

Louise's Lost Files - Week 1 - The Inventory Process by Ginger R. Smith at Genealogy by Ginger's Blog - As both a librarian and a genealogist, Ginger is archiving her great-grandmother's materials. Her process is to be admired.

New help with Empire State research by Judy G. Russell at The Legal Genealogist - this book is definitely on my wishlist. Hey, my birthday is next month!

Donation to Conserve & Digitize Documents From the 1911 New York Capital Fire by Leland Meitzler at GenealogyBlog - speaking of Empire State research, I'm very excited to hear about this conservation and digitization project!

Grains of Truth by Jennifer at But Now I'm Found - I have the utmost respect for African-American genealogists. They have to work with a dearth of records, much of which is only available offline. I read their blogs to help me think out of the box when working on my own brickwall ancestors.

The Sims 4 Adds Genealogy by Dick Eastman at Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter - when my daughter was a teenager, I used to teach her a little family history by helping her come up with names for her Sims characters, using our ancestors' names. I love this idea of a complete genealogy game option!

TLC Reveals Celebrities for Spring 2015 Season of Who Do You Think You Are? a press release posted by Thomas MacEntee at GeneaBloggers - I'm definitely looking forward to this!

4 Steps to Find Information on Someone Online by Mark O'Neill at MakeUseOf - find those distant living cousins

10 Unexpected Places to Find Family History Online by Heather Wilkinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy - have you considered these resources?

How to Watch Genealogy and Other Television Programs from Other Countries by Dick Eastman at Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter - helpful information

My New Genealogy Follows at Twitter:

@HannahBergenllc, @JodeeDavis, @CynthiaBerryma2, @jkmorelli, @HeartOfHistory, @TimelessGen, @willowroadgen, @smartfamhist, @jrgl01j, @talkingboxgen, @DebrettAncestry, @BJStarmans, @NEHIST, @genealogy_rr, @MoranPlace, @jaygee35, @BonneeC1, @Familyography, @JLJMcCarron

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