Posts Tagged With: family history research

Motivation Monday – Genealogy Education

This weekend I read several posts by Michael Hait regarding his recent achievement of genealogical certification. I wrote about it on my Family History Research Blog.  His post made me think a lot about my education to this point and my future goals. Currently I am more than half finished with the ProGen Study Group. […]

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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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Indiana Room at the Gary Public Library

I’d like to mention another ‘not to miss’ repository in northwest Indiana. The Indiana Room at the Gary Public Library. The Indiana Room is a room constructed of cubicle walls on the second floor of the library. There are hundreds of books, yearbooks, microfilm of the Gary Post-Tribune newspaper, maps, photographs, and more. There are […]

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