Posts Tagged With: research
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 [...]
As researchers we all get so involved in our research that sometimes we forget to read. Read what you ask? Why genealogy magazines, journals, newsletters, and blogs of course! I recently subscribed to CaseFile Clues and I was able to get prior issues. These issues have been sitting on my computer waiting to be read [...]
I am pleased to announce I am now offering research services at the Indiana University Calumet Archives, in Gary, Indiana. The Calumet Archives houses a great deal of northwest Indiana material such as high school year books, community papers, individual papers, newspapers, and photographs. The Archivist, Stephen McShane, is wonderful. I visited the archives twice [...]
Last week I received a letter and package from the widow of Robert Brouk, who is the focus of my book, To Soar with the Tigers. She sent me a few of Robert’s belongings that he got in Rangoon 1941-1942. I needed to make space in my curio cabinet for these items so I decided [...]
My follow Friday this week is a self-plug. I started another site to help people begin their genealogical research and most importantly, write their family stories. The site is Generations of Stories.
My Generations business has blossomed more in the writing area than research and education in the last part of 2010. I decided to make freelance writing a larger part of my business in 2011 to reach some personal goals. To follow my journey, check me out on Jen’s Adventures in Freelance Writing. Tweet