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Follow Friday – September 30, 2011

Are you looking for some great resources to aid your genealogy research or learn some new things? Take a peek at Tony’s Genealogy Blog at the Schaumburg Township District Library. If you scroll most of the way down the page, on your right you will see a section called Program Handouts. Look through those. You […]

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Follow Friday – MyHeritage Blog

At the FGS 2011 conference at the beginning of the month I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel Horowitz from MyHeritage.com while taking the behind the scenes tour of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Daniel blogged about the tour here. I thought the tour was amazing. What interesting jobs all the archivists and librarians have. […]

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Genealogical & Historical Societies Need To Provide Benefits For Distance Members

At FGS 2011 last week I had a conversation with a President of a Genealogical Society in SW Missouri about research, the society’s benefits, etc. I had tried to meet this person in May when I spent the month down in SW Missouri but we were unable to meet up. He suggested I join the […]

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WGN Radio Chicago and FGS Conference 2011

Have you heard our very own Chicago genealogy man, Thomas MacEntee is going to speak on WGN Radio tomorrow morning? You can read the full story here, but he will appear at 8:00 a.m. CST, Sunday, August 21, with Rick Kogan on the “The Sunday Papers” show. Listen live or listen later. You have both […]

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FGS 2011 Is Less Than A Month Away!

I can’t believe FGS2011 is less than a month away! Where has the time gone? I just pulled out my many times revised sessions sheet to look over what I finally settled on attending. So here’s my final line-up. Wednesday Plenary Session But It’s My Family 21st Century Marketing Techniques for Genealogists/Genealogical Societies Engaging a […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook

Last month I was browsing Family Tree Magazine’s website looking for The Family Tree Sourcebook. I found it and Family Tree Magazine was offering it in a bundle with The Genealogist’s Companion and Sourcebook. I ordered the bundle. I wanted the Sourcebook so I didn’t have to run to the library to borrow it and […]

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