Posts Tagged With: DuPage County genealogy

Wisdom Wednesday – Protecting Heirlooms

The latest issue of Family Tree Magazine, July 2011, has so much great information in it. One article that really hit me is the Taking Care by Denise Levenick. Denise talks about protecting heirlooms which include letters, documents, photographs, and objects. She discusses many ways to protect these items for future generations and how to […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Prepare for your Research Trip

Last week I discussed John Philip Colletta’s article Hazards of Histories. This week I’d like to encourage you to read Lisa Alzo’s Research Trip Survival Kit in the Family Tree Magazine for July 2011. Lisa lists 21 essential things when preparing for a research trip. The first thing on her list is “Itinerary” which includes […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Don’t Veer Off Course

I got the latest Family Tree Magazine in the mail last week and read a wonderful article by John Philip Colletta called Hazards of Histories. I love listening to John speak at conferences. I always learn so much. His article discusses nine pitfalls researchers may encounter as they seek out their roots. With each of […]

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