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Cinco de Mayo is TODAY. Many will celebrate this holiday even if not of Mexican heritage!
That doesn’t mean though that those of Mexican heritage …Cinco de Mayo
Through 15 May you can have FREE access to the World War II collection at Fold3.
Visit http://www.fold3.com/ for details.
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Federal libraries and their employees are invaluable resources as we research our ancestors.
Award winning ones even more so in the sense that their …Librarianship
Salt Lake City, Utah, April 21, 2015—More than six million indexed images containing valuable genealogical information are waiting to be arbitrated …FamilySearch
The 2016 American Society of Genealogists (ASG) Scholar Award is open to those interested in applying.
Established in 1996, the ASG Scholar Award is …Upfront
This week is Preservation Week. This week is always a great opportunity to think about what you, or a local organization or archive or library or …Preservation
Arlington,VA, 27 APRIL 2015—Have you registered for the NGS Family History Conference inSt. Charles? The deadline for pre-conference registration is …Genealogy
Growing up I was a stamp collector. I spent many many hours trying to find inexpensive stamps from around the world for my albums. They were a great …Coin Collecting
I always hate to hear about the loss of history – be it documents, memories, stories, buildings, communities, and more.
This was reaffirmed as I read …Civil War
Neat news out of Washington! NEH has announced a grant program called “Common Heritage” that will have our genealogical community rummaging through …Humanities
It’s not unusual to hear stories when someone is renovating a home or building that they find hidden documents or that a neat bit of architecture has …Real Estate
Ancestry.com has announced the launch ofAncestryAcademy.
We are excited to announce the launch of Ancestry Academy, a new educational website that …Genealogy
The Jan/Feb/Mar 2015 issue of the NGS Magazine (PDF 6.2 MB) is now online in the Members Only section of the website.
Meet us at the Crossroads …Upfront
2015 "Safe Day" (16 May 2015) -- Woodland Cemetery (Newark NJ) -- Family Gravesite Visitation & Tombstone Recording Day
Cemeteries represent our history. They are also places to celebrate the lives of our ancestors.
In a month there will be a special day held …Cemeteries
You can get 20 credits for FREE at ScotlandsPeople. These must be used by the end of April.
SCOTLAND NOW, the website for Scots everywhere, has teamed …Upfront
Through the end of April you can have FREE access to the Civil War Records collection at Fold3.
Visit http://www.fold3.com/ for details.
copyright © …Civil War
Discover Missouri’s Genealogical Societies & Repositories At the NGS Society Showcase St. Charles, Missouri, 12 May 2015
Arlington, VA, 13 APRIL 2015— If you are planning to attend the NGS 2015 Family History Conference, be sure to stop by this area when picking up your …Genealogy
The title of a recent blog post by Dick Eastman (Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter aka EOGN) certainly got my attention ...
I Have a Complaint …Public Domain
The Library of Congress has released this news ...
Local Radio and Television Records from Public Media Stations Across the Country To Be Made …Genealogy
Volume 103, Number 1 (March 2015) of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly is now available online in the Members Only section of the …
Here is some more news from RPAC (Records Preservation and Access Committee) ... all too often we, the genealogical community, are reacting to issues …Government
ARLINGTON,VA, 6 APRIL 2015—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces the release of the Mobile Conference App for the NGS 2015 Family History …Genealogy
The Records Preservation and Access Committee issued a records access threat alert regarding Kansas Marriage Certificates.
Below this introductory …Kansas
On Monday we talked about The Suzanne Winsor Freeman Student Genealogy Grant offered by The Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS), today we …Webinars
Join New York experts Karen Mauer Jones, Terry Koch-Bostic and Jane Wilcox on the Forget-Me-Not Hour Radio Show as they discuss their NY lectures for the NGS Conference in St. Charles, MO on May 14, 2015
Terry Koch-Bostic, Karen Mauer Jones, Jane Wilcox
Join Jane E. Wilcox, host of The Forget-Me-Not Hour: Your Ancestors Want Their Stories to Be Told …Genealogy
SCGS Offering the 2015 Student Genealogy Award + FREE SCGS Conference Registration (students ages 18-23 may apply)
This is a great opportunity for students (high school and college) who are planning to attend (or could attend) the 2015 Southern California …Genealogy
StoryCorps has released an app. You can read more about it here.
The StoryCorps app—a free mobile application—seamlessly walks users through an …
ARLINGTON,VA, 26 MARCH 2015—Time is running out to submit lecture proposals for the NGS 2016 Family History Conference. Speakers and sponsoring …Genealogy
The People of the British Isles Project Announces a Genetic Map of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Guest Blogger, Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD is the author of www.TheGeneticGenealogist.com, one of the longest-running blogs devoted to genetic …Genealogy