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
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.
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:
- Historical postcards
- Souvenir spoons
- Collectable thimbles
- Antique price guides
- AIC’s Caring For Your Treasures
Family Tree University Crash Course
Family Tree University Dean Grace Dobush shares tips from the popular state webinar series. Upcoming genealogy webinars include:
- New Jersey Genealogy Crash Course on June 22.
- Virginia Genealogy Crash Course on July 27
- Illinois Genealogy Crash Course on August 10
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 Family Tree Shop every month.
Have fun climbing your family tree!
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