Posts Tagged With: Genealogists

Just a Joy Press Release from FGS2011

September 6, 2011 For Immediate Release: Is It Possible to Find Your Great-Grandfather’s Civil War Sword? Joy Shivar, owner of the JustaJoy.com Family Heirloom Exchange has dedicated the last ten years to that question.  As she handled many such artifacts as Revolutionary War items, Civil War letters, WWI and WWII identified photos and hundreds of […]

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Motivation Monday – Get Published

I received the March 2011 issue of the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly. This issue was filled with many articles relating in some way to the Civil War. It also included an article called Get Published in Magazines Tips for Getting Your Words in Print by Leslie Albrecht Huber. Leslie discusses how she got her […]

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Follow Friday – Civil War Resource

I was reading Randy Seaver’s Genea-Musings blog this week and came across his Book Review: Life in Civil War America. I do not have any Civil War folks in my family tree but started a little research for someone who does. I think I will check this book out so I learn a few things […]

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Second Life

I have heard a lot about Second Life, a virtual world online. Read a little about it in the APG (Association of Professional Genealogists) magazine too. Then I read an interview of Dear Myrtle and Second Life. The APG has a group in Second Life that I would like to become part of since my […]

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National Archives Chicago Workshops

The National Archives Chicago Branch will be offering two workshops in the late Spring. Telling Your Family Story on Saturday, May 14, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  The class fee is $10 payable at the door. Staff from How History Works, Inc., will present Telling Your Family Story providing tips and tricks to […]

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ProGen Study Group

Genealogists looking for a new educational opportunity, whether they plan to become a Professional Genealogist or just want to perform more professionally, should look at the ProGen Study Group.  ProGen is an online, collaborative study group for anyone interested in upgrading their skills. The group uses the book Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, […]

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