Making Connections: Hungarian Resources and Running PC Programs on Macs

Making Connections: Hungarian Resources and Running PC Programs on Macs

Readers respond to Family Tree Magazine.

The best of both worlds

Rick Crume wrote an excellent article, “Best Buys for Genealogists” (December 2001), but he should have followed through on his comment: “only a few genealogy CDs will run on a Mac.” He should have mentioned a program called Virtual PC. It comes with Windows 98 for the Mac so I have the best of both worlds and can run all of the PC genealogy CDs on my Mac.

Thanks for a newsy publication filled with helpful hints and suggestions.

GAIL PRATT

via e-mail

Editor’s note: Thanks for the suggestion! For Rick’s picks of the best CDs for Macs and PCs, see page 44 in this issue.

More Hungarian resources

As a researcher and lecturer on family history, I was delighted to see your article “The Other Europe” (February 2002) covering Eastern European research. But I was disappointed that four of the five books you listed for Hungary are out of print. Your readers might be interested in these other publications that are more available:

Germans & Hungarians: 1828 Land Census by Martha R. Connor (Martha R. Connor)

Struggle and Hope: The Hungarian Canadian Experience by N.F. Dreisziger (McClelland 8c Steward)

Bridging Three Worlds: Hungarian-Jewish Americans by Robert Perlman (University of Massachusetts Press)

From Hungary to the United States (1880-1914) by Julianna Puskas (Akademiai Kiado)

Ties That Bind, Ties That Divide: 100 Years of Hungarian Experience in the United States by Julianna Puskas (Holmes & Meier)

A History of Hungary by Peter Sugar et al (Indiana University Press)

How and Where to Research Your Ethnic American Cultural Heritage: Hungarian Americans by Robert D. Reed (R & E Publishers)

The following audio tape is also a good resource for Hungarian researchers:

• “Austria-Hungary: Genealogical Research” by Duncan B. Gardiner (Missouri State Genealogical Association, <www.audiotapes.com>)

JOSEPH F. MARTIN

Romeoville, III.

From the April 2002 issue of Family Tree Magazine

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