Posts Tagged With: Jennifer Holik-Urban

Missouri History Museum and Library at FGS2011

Touring around the FGS2011 Exhibit Hall has been wonderful this afternoon.I have had the opportunity to stop and talk to several different people. One was Dennis Northcott. We had the most delightful conversation. Dennis works at the Missouri History Museum Library and Research Center in St. Louis. He told me a few stories about documents […]

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Wisdom Wednseday – Book Recommendation for FGS 2011

Paula Stuart-Warren posted recently on the FGS blog about planning ahead for your research in Springfield.  A book was recommended called Illinois Central a Guide to Genealogical Research in Springfield, Illinois by Thomas A. Pearson. I purchased the book and just received it today. Having researched in Illinois for many years, there are many things […]

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FGS 2011 Is Less Than A Month Away!

I can’t believe FGS2011 is less than a month away! Where has the time gone? I just pulled out my many times revised sessions sheet to look over what I finally settled on attending. So here’s my final line-up. Wednesday Plenary Session But It’s My Family 21st Century Marketing Techniques for Genealogists/Genealogical Societies Engaging a […]

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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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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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Mappy Monday – IRAD

Have you heard of IRAD? The Illinois Regional Archive Depository? IRAD collects local government records. There are seven repositories in the state divided by region. I have used IRAD many times in the past to request records, especially when I do not want to drive to a distant IRAD to view a couple of records. […]

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