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Honor your military heroes by taking advantage of free access to more than 200 million military records …Military
As we get ready to celebrate the Memorial Day, it’s a great time to think about our ancestors who served – many of them in conflicts decades or …Databases
ARLINGTON,VA, 21 MAY 2015—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is pleased to announce the publication of four, new books as part of its Research …Research
Last week at the NGS Conference in St. Charles, NGS announced that hotel accommodations for the 2016 NGS Conference inFort Lauderdale,Floridawould …Hotels
Arlington, VA, 19 May 2015—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) held its annual banquet on Friday evening, 15 May, at the NGS 2015 Family History …Genealogy
2015 William Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship Awarded at National Genealogical Society Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri
Scott Holl, MLIS, Manager of teh HIstory and Genealogy Department, St. Louis County Library
Winner -- 2015 William Filby Award for Genealogical …
In a few weeks, the popular Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree will take place (5-7 June 2015). For those unable to attend, there will …Upfront
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Digitizing is very important to family history researchers. We are often unable to …Conveyor Belt
National Genealogical Society Presents Awards Honoring Excellence in Newsletter Editorship and Service to NGS
ARLINGTON, VA, 13 May 2015—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) honored excellence in the categories of newsletter editorship and service to the …Awards
As the Library of Congress reminds us, “with Memorial Day approaching, you can help us save the story of a veteran you might know, through our …Upfront
Avotaynu Online -- Wonderful Jewish (and Eastern European et al) Genealogy & Family History Resource
Though I do not have any Jewish ancestry, the announcement below from Avotaynu greatly excited me! This is because I have always found its published …Genealogy
In the US, when one thinks of WDYTYA, you think of the TV show. In theUK, besides there being a TV show, there is also an associated conference held …United Kingdom
The International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE) is sponsoring its annual “Excellence-in-Writing” competition. This contest …Genealogy
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 …
Ancestry.com has announced the launch ofAncestryAcademy.
We are excited to announce the launch of Ancestry Academy, a new educational website that …
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.
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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 …
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.
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