April 2013 Podcast Notes
This month, explore American history for genealogists with historic maps, social history tools and the Family Tree Magazine "Top 40 Genealogy Blogs".
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This episode is sponsored by Saving Memories Forever.

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa's newest book is available at ShopFamilyTree.com: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Several of the genealogy blogs on the Family Tree Magazine Top 40 Blogs list focus on history. Diane gives us some of the standouts: Midwestern Microhistory by Harold Henderson Announcing Family Tree Magazine’s “40 Best Genealogy Blogs” 

Top Tips: US History in Your Pocket

Nancy Hendrickson, author of The Genealogist’s US History Pocket Reference, discusses incorporating American history into your genealogy research.

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101 Best Websites: Historic Map Works

 Online Editor Tyler Moss introduces us to the Historic Map Works website.



Family Tree University: Top 10 Social History Tools
Author and Family Tree University Instructor Gena Ortega provides tips from her video class called Top 10 Social History Tools
Gena’s Faves:
Internet Archive
Flickr the Commons
American Memory Project
Top 10 Tools for Social History

The Publisher's Desk with Allison Dolan

Allison takes on a trip down memory lane to look at the history of Family Tree Magazine.

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