Posts Tagged With: fgs

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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Follow Friday – Abe Lincoln Library

In preparation for FGS2011, the FGS media team has been blogging a lot about research repositories and archives all over the state and surrounding states. The Abe Lincoln Library, located in Springfield, IL, is a fantastic resource. I visited the library last year to do newspaper research. It is one of my goals before this […]

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Thankful Thursday – Packing for FGS

I am so thankful that the Federation of Genealogical Societies has posted a couple of times about what to pack for this conference. It is my first FGS conference and I have learned a lot of great things to take with me. You can read part one here. You can read part two here. Are […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Connect with FGS 2011 News

Did you know there are several ways to learn about the upcoming FGS conference and how to stay on top of all the news? Here are a few ways: Visit the FGS Conference website. Visit the FGS Conference blog. Follow on FaceBook! Subscribe to conference eUpdates by emailing 2011Conference@fgs.org with the word Subscribe in the […]

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Follow Friday – June 10, 2011

Happy Friday! Why not follow a few of my fellow FGS 2011 Official Bloggers? Amy Coffin of the We Tree Blog Randy Seaver of GeneaMusings Ginger Smith of Genealogy by Ginger Caroline Pointer of For Your Family Story Tweet

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Prairie Archives, Springfield, IL

This week I was in Springfield, IL, researching at the Illinois State Archives. I took a break and visited the Prairie Archives bookstore located at 522 E. Adams Street. It is on the block with the Old State Capitol. Adams does not run through that part of the block so you have to park and […]

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