Find out the best websites for putting your ancestors in historical context and get a taste of your family’s food history.
Ep. 49: June 2012
In this episode:
News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad
Diane explains how to locate archived genealogy blog posts on any subject.
Top Tips: Discover Your Food Heritage
Gena Philibert Ortega, shares ideas from her new book From the Family Kitchen, Discover Your Food Heritage and Preserve Favorite Recipes for capturing our culinary family history.
101 Best Websites: Putting Lives in Context
Lisa talks with author David Fryxell about some of the best websites for adding context to your ancestors’ lives:
- Arkansas History Commission
- Digital Library of Georgia
- Encyclopedia of Alabama
- Florida Memory Project
- Kentucky Historical Society
- American Memory Project
Family Tree University Crash Course: Find Your Ancestors in American News Sources
Family Tree University instructor James Beidler provides ideas on how to get the scoop on events and attitudes of your ancestor’s era through newspapers from his course Newspaper Research 101: Find Your Ancestors in American News Sources.
Recommended Website: Chronicling America
The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan
Discover the story behind common items that filled your ancestors’ lives in the History Matters column in every issue of Family Tree Magazine.
Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
Have fun climbing your family tree!