Posts Tagged With: Jennifer Holik-urban professional Chicago genealogist

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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Those Places Thursday – Land Patent Maps at HistoryGeo.com

At FGS 2011 I spent some time talking to the makers of HistoryGeo.com. I have been able to play with the program online and find it very easy to use. I pulled up the patent map for Callaway County, Missouri. I added the map to my collection and began looking at it for a set […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – The National Archives and Social Media

Did you know the National Archives and Records Administration is very active on social media outlets? You can find them on Twitter, FaceBook, FourSquare, Blogs, and YouTube. I had no idea they were that active online! David Ferriero told FGS attendees in his talk last week that NARA has roughly 11 blogs, 29 FaceBook pages, […]

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FGS2011 Tuesday Update

Wow what a day it has been! I should actually start from yesterday which was Tuesday. I’ll give you highlights today and go more in depth as I have time once I’m  home. I attended the ProGen Study Group dinner last night in Springfield and met some wonderful people, including Steve Buffat from the Ozarks […]

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