November 2010 Podcast Show Notes

November 2010 Podcast Show Notes

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.

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In this episode:

  • News from the Blogosphere
  • Top Tips: Best State Websites
  • 101 Best Websites: Washington State Digital Archives
  • Safe Keeping: Organizing Your Heirlooms
  • Family Tree University Crash Course
  • Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Diane gives us a recap of Family History Month and tells us about her experience at the FamilySearch Blogger’s Day.

101 Best Websites: Washington State Digital Archives

 

Washington State Archivist Jerry Handfield of the Washington State Digital Archives gives us a tour of this innovative website loaded with digital records.  

Top Tips: Best State Websites

 
Author David Fryxell gives us the lowdown on the 75 Best State Websites for climbing your family tree from his article “Heads of State” in the December 2010 issue of Family Tree Magazine

Family Tree Magazine‘s December 2010 issue is available now

Safe Keeping: Organizing Your Heirlooms

Online community editor Grace gives us some tips on organizing family heirlooms, building on last month’s episode. Read more about organizing your heirlooms in the article “Treasure Tales,” and download the worksheets here:

Family Tree University Crash Course

 

Family Tree University instructor George G. Morgan offers tips for tracking down US vital records from his class Vital Records: Researching Births, Marriages, Deaths and Divorces.  

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Allison tells us about some great tools to assist you in your US research:

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.

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