This episode offers tips for collecting family stories, preserving heirloom recipes and organizing your memories online. Plus: learn how to create a family history book at Family Tree University and news from the blog.
US research is the focus of this episode, with the best websites for state research and the Washington State Digital Archive. Plus: tips for using US vital records from Family Tree University, news from FamilySearch and tips for organizing your heirlooms.
In this episode, we've got advice on tracing immigrant ancestors, news about Ancestry.com's acquisition of Footnote.com, Scots-Irish research tips and more. Plus: Overwhelmed with papers? Learn what to keep and what to trash in the Safe Keeping segment.
In this episode of the podcast, we've got a roundup of portable scanners, advice on going green with your research and a look at the new FamilySearch Beta website. Plus: Digital Library of Georgia and advice for dealing with digital photos.
Having trouble finding your family tree's Mr. Right? Helpful advice from Sharon DeBartolo Carmack will help you break down your brick wall, as will advice from Allison Stacy and Family Tree University. Plus: News from the blogosphere, Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness and our upcoming November 2010 issue.
We talk about our list of Family Tree Magazine's 101 Best Websites for 2010, and give you links to some of the best preservation resources online. You'll meet the new intern, hear about the Family Tree Sourcebook and find out how to submit photos of your Civil War-era ancestors for our next book.
We celebrate the podcast's second anniversary with tips for preserving your own legacy and heirlooms plus a look at our next book, the Family Tree Pocket Reference. Daniel Horowitz gives us a tour of MyHeritage.com, and Lisa takes you inside her Reverse Genealogy class at Family Tree University.
We're hanging out in the cemetery this month, with previews of our latest book, Grave Humor, advice on doing tombstone rubbings and info on a great cemetery website. Also, Diane talks about the National Genealogical Society Conference, and Allison talks about upcoming Family Tree University courses.
Be the first to know about our new book, 101 Brick Wall Busters. Plus, you'll hear the latest "Who Do You Think You Are?" news, get an inside look at GenealogyGems.com, and find out about our new course for genealogy newbies. Plus, get tips for preserving heirloom quilts.
The March 2010 episode of our podcast is a census extravaganza to go along with our May 2010 issue. Editor Allison Stacy talks about the 2010 census and our back issues on CD, and Managing Editor Diane Haddad talks about the new hit NBC show "Who Do You Think You Are?" Take a tour of Footnote.com's interactive census records, and learn how to preserve your family Bible in Safe Keeping with Grace Dobush.
Tune into the February 2010 episode of our podcast, which features tips on African-American genealogy, newspaper preservation and tips for getting your genealogy in shape. Editor Allison Stacy talks about genealogy education opportunities, and Managing Editor Diane Haddad talks about new resources for African-American research. And you can hear our new preservation segment, Safe Keeping with Grace Dobush.
The January 2010 episode of our podcast is celebration of Family Tree Magazine's 10th anniversary. Founder and contributing editor David Fryxell talks with us about the origins of Family Tree Magazine and shares some of the top tips from its pages over the last decade. Managing Editor Diane Haddad goes behind the scenes at Ancestry.com. And you can hear our latest segment, the Family Tree University Crash Course.
Learn about our search for the funniest tombstone photos, and Diane Haddad tells you how you can submit captions for possible inclusion in our next book. Lisa talks with Illya D’Addezio about Live Roots, a website he founded. Grace Dobush talks about heirloom preservation, and Allison Stacy offers her picks for the best genealogy holiday gifts.
Diane Haddad gives you the inside scoop on Footnote's new interactive census collection, which will add 9.5 million documents to the website's collection. GeneTree product manager Dusty Rhoades and your host, Lisa Louise Cooke, discuss DNA facts and fiction, and Rhoades answers the most common questions about DNA services. We explore the Wisconsin Historical Society Library, and Rick Crume shares tips from his article "Clean Sweep."
The Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad tells you all about the first International Black Genealogy Summit and our quest to find the 40 best genealogy blogs. Searching for Native American roots? Jim Warren offers advice from his article in the November 2009 issue. We get a tour of FindAGrave.com from its founder, and we explore the East Tennessee History Center.
Trying to track down immigrant ancestors online? In this episode, contributing editor Rick Crume talks about his article "Express Shipping" in the November 2009 issue of Family Tree Magazine
, in which he offers four real-life examples of searches that work. We highlight one of our 101 Best Web Sites—HeritageQuest Online, and managing editor Diane Haddad talks about the most recent developments at Ancestry.com. In the Best of Family Tree Magazine
segment, Allison Stacy sheds light on some of the common myths in genealogy, and in Library Spotlight, we show you what the Library of Congress has to offer.
Your host Lisa Louisa Cooke jump starts this month's podcast by talking with Allison Stacy, publisher and editorial director, about Family Tree Magazine
's 10th anniversary, as well as a sneak peak of the magazine's sleek redesign. Managing editor Diane Haddad discusses what's new with Ancestry.com
and Footnote. The September 2009 issue is hot off the presses and it contains this year's 101 Best Web Sites, and contributing editor David Fryxell gives us the low down. The Indian River County Library is in the spotlight with an interview from librarian Pam Cooper, and contributing editor Sharon Carmack talks tombstones in the best of Family Tree Magazine
This month's episode is jam-packed with genealogical goodies. Publisher/editorial director Allison Stacy leads you through organizing your genealogical life, while managing editor Diane Haddad serves up the latest news on Genealogy Wise. Top Tips on reverse genealogy are explained by Maureen A. Taylor. Lisa Louise Cooke chats with DeadFred's Joe Bott about reuniting orphaned photos. In a bonus segment, Lisa explores the genealogical bounty found at the Daughters of the American Revolution library. Also, explore living history with Nancy Hendrickson as she discusses the best of Family Tree Magazine
Tune in for a host of ideas for advancing your genealogy this summer: In the Top Tips segment, author Sunny Morton shares advice for gathering family history during your family reunion. And before you go buy a "family crest" to show off at the reunion, listen to Lisa's conversation with Sharon DeBartolo Carmack about heraldry. Lisa and publisher/editorial director Allison Stacy also talk about genealogy events happening this summer where you can boost your research skills and meet the Family Tree Magazine
staff. Those with Swedish roots will want to be sure to listen to the 101 Best Web Sites segment on Genline, a subscription Web site with digitized church records and other documents. And if you're stuck, learn about online services that help you find a researcher for hire.
This episode highlights genealogists' favorite source: censuses. Learn about "special censuses" of select groups that supplement the regular population schedules. Curt Witcher, department manager for the Historical Genealogy Department of the Allen County Public Library
in Fort Wayne, Ind., talks about these overlooked records. Contributing editor David A. Fryxell shares tips for using online census records. And publisher/editorial director Allison Stacy tells you about an upcoming opportunity to enhance your census research skills: the Online Census Secrets
seminar in our new series of online workshops. Plus, hear the breaking news from the National Genealogical Society Conference in host Lisa Louise Cooke's interview with Genealogy Insider and managing editor Diane Haddad.
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Photo Detective Maureen A. Taylor talks with host Lisa Louise Cooke about historical hairstyles and what they can tell us about our ancestors. Debra Chatfield, marketing manager at FindMyPast
, covers all the newest online records for tracing British ancestors. And Jim Beidler discusses economic history and its impact on our ancestors lives. Plus, learn about the latest online resource Genealogy Insider blogger Diane Haddad is following, as well as our new CD on European genealogy.
Free e-book offer, RootsMagic 4 public beta test, best and worst states for genealogy research, the Family History Library, World Vital Records and Irish roots.
New record releases, money-saving research tips, Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and advice for creating, sharing and preserving family photos.
Secrets for searching online library catalogs, historical newspapers on GenealogyBank, great ideas for tracing your roots in the new year, and our December contest winner.
Genealogy gifts, top tips for making the most of Google, hints for interviewing relatives over the holidays, genetic genealogy and family networking on GeneTree, plus our contest to win a GeneTree DNA test.
Top tips for researching on your lunch break, the ins and outs of the Civil War Soldier & Sailors System Web site, and the unique genealogy collection of the New England Historic Genealogical Society Library.
Saving money in your research, Footnote's "Facebook for the Deceased," exploring the "skeletons" in your family closet, Geni.com, and library spotlight on Houston's Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research.
Interviews and news from the Federation of Genealogical Societies conference, plus online military records, a look at the Minnesota Historical Society Web site and tips for using the new FamilyTreeMagazine.com.
Participating in Family Tree Magazine, Ancestry.com's New Search, research mistakes to avoid, great genealogy freebies and the Perry-Castaneda online map archive.
Sneak peek at the September issue, news from the blogosphere, behind the scenes of our 101 Best Web Sites awards with David A. Fryxell, a look at WeRelate and genealogy "wikis," plus library spotlight: the Mid-Continent Public Library's new Midwest Genealogy Center.
Sneak peek at the July issue, State Research Guides, the Family Tree Kids! Web site, Maureen A. Taylor's hints for connecting with distant cousins, Sharon DeBartolo Carmack's strategies for breaking through brick walls, plus a look at the WorldCat Web site.