For many genealogists, the final goal of their family research is to share it with future generations, allowing our origins to paint our identity. This month, learn about the different tools available to help you record and preserve your family's story.
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Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke
News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad
In this episode, Diane discusses the importance of preserving family history through our own written works. In the blog post below, she breaks down eight signals you can find in your own research that indicate you should start writing your family's story.
James Sweany, Head of Local History and Genealogy Reference Services at the Library of Congress
takes you on a tour of the website.
Family Tree University: Create a Family History Book
You’ve worked hard to uncover your family’s history, and you want to preserve your research in a form that will stand the test of time—a keepsake book that can be shared today as well as archived for future generations.
If you’ve ever thought such a project was too overwhelming or that you had to fully complete your research before you could create your story, this simply isn’t true.
Family history books come in all flavors, from collections of family recipes to compilations of oral history interviews. Lisa Alzo returns to the show to give us some pointers from her Family Tree University course: Creating a Family History Book
From the Publisher's Desk: Preservation Resources
Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts on iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.