July 2009 Podcast Show Notes
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In this episode:
Editor’s Desk: Organize Your Genealogy Life
News from the Blogosphere: Genealogy Wise
Top Tips: Reverse Genealogy
101 Best Websites: DeadFred
Library Spotlight: Daughters of the American Revolution
Best of Family...
Top Tips You’re probably familiar with the basic rule of genealogical research that says to start with yourself and work backward. In this episode’s top tips segment, Family Tree Magazine contributing editor Maureen A. Taylor tells us how reversing that rule can deliver some great results.
Maureen’s article“Switching Gears,”which outlines five benefits to reverse genealogy with real-life examples, appears in the July issue.
101 Best Web Sites
Lisa chats with Joe Bott ofDeadFred, a site that strives to reunite orphaned old photos with family members of the people pictured.
Library Spotlight TheDaughters of the American Revolutionlibrary in Washington, DC, is chock-full of resources and records—but did you know it also offers some useful online genealogy tools? Learn how to take advantage of the site in Lisa’s interview with library director Eric Grundset. Best ofFamily Tree Magazine Ever wished you could walk in your forebears’ footsteps? Lisa talks with Family Tree Magazine contributing Nancy Hendrickson about unique ways to experience the lives of your ancestors, the subject of her article “Destination Yesterday” from the August 2005 issue.
Order the August 2005 Issue in digital or print formathere.