June 2011 Podcast Show Notes
Hit the road with Family Tree Magazine this summer -- the June episode of the podcast offers up advice for taking research trips and preserving your ancestors' souvenirs. Plus: Learn about our state research webinars and the Early American Roads and Trails website.
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In this episode:
  • News from the Blogosphere
  • Top Tips: Research Trips
  • 101 Best Websites: Early American Roads and Trails
  • Safe Keeping: Ancestral Souvenirs
  • Family Tree University Crash Course
  • Editor's Desk with Allison Stacy

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa has a new book available at ShopFamilyTree.com: The Genealogist's Google Toolbox. It's available both in print form and as a digital download.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Diane gives us the inside scoop on what's happening in the genealogy world, including rapper 50 Cent's appearance on a genealogy-centered documentary on VH1. Watch the full episode of 50 Cent exploring his roots in "The Origin of Me" here.

Read more at the Genealogy Insider blog.

Top Tips: Research Trips

Genealogist, FTU instructor and author Lisa A. Alzo provides tips on hitting the road for your family history research from her article "The Research Trip Survival Kit" in the July 2011 issue of Family Tree Magazine.

101 Best Websites: Early American Roads and Trails

Lisa takes you on a tour of the Early American Roads and Trails website.

You can also get Lisa's Google Earth for Genealogy Volumes I & II for a special bundle price

Safe Keeping: Ancestral Souvenirs

Grace talks about the history and preservation of souvenirs your ancestors kept from their travels. Here are some more resources:
Family Tree University Crash Course

Family Tree University Dean Grace Dobush shares tips from the popular state webinar series. Upcoming genealogy webinars include:
The Editor's Desk with Allison Stacy

Allison talks about some new resources at great savings: Keep an eye out for special product bundles at ShopFamilyTree.com every month.

Have fun climbing your family tree!

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.