Posts Tagged With: professional genealogist Chicago

Military Monday – Thank You For Your Service Book

Last week I attended the Pritzker Military Library’s book talk given by David Finkel on his new book Thank You For Your Service. I admit I have not yet read the book and at first was not sure why I wanted to attend because my focus is World War II right now. But he was going […]

Categories: Books, Military Research | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Soar With The Tigers Book Update

April 1942. Portion of the War Diary of Flying Tiger, Robert Brouk. “The British had evacuated the place so there was nobody there but our own little gang and luckily two cooks who got something together for us. Olson and Rogers worked on the planes all night and got them in shape for the next day. We […]

Categories: Books, Military Research, Writing | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Military Monday – Writing Prompts September 9, 2013

Are you interested in writing your military ancestor stories? Here are a few writing prompts to get you thinking and writing. You can visit my FaceBook groups Military Research and Storytelling or Women During WWII for more ideas.  Prompt #1: Do you have any letters, diaries, photographs, or post cards from your military ancestor? Write […]

Categories: Military Research, Writing | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Military Monday – Records in St. Louis

We’ve all heard that the military records in St. Louis at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) burned in a fire in 1973. But did you know that some of those burned files have been and continue to be handled and made available to National Archives staff when possible? The Stars and Stripes newspaper recently […]

Categories: Military Research | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Lecture Dates Added!

Have you heard my Finishing the Story lecture? If not, see where I’m presenting this year! A few new lecture dates have been added to my Events page on my website. Please take a look and join me at one of the area society meetings! Feel free to contact me to speak at your library […]

Categories: Education, Genealogy Society Meetings | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Course: Creating Genealogy Programs for Adults & the Younger Generation

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies has a new course, Creating Genealogy Programs for Adults & the Younger Generation. This excellent course was written by Jennifer Holik who has authored a number of books about developing genealogy programs for children and societies/libraries. The first course start date is Monday, March 4, 2013 and will be […]

Categories: Education | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Adventure Journal by Contexture International.