June 2012 Podcast Show Notes

June 2012 Podcast Show Notes

Find out the best websites for putting your ancestors in historical context, get a taste of your family's food history, and learn tips and tricks for researching your ancestors in old newspapers. Plus: How to locate archived genealogy blog posts on any subject.

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In this episode:

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Diane Haddad

Diane explains how to locate archived genealogy blog posts on any subject. Read more at the Genealogy Insider blog

Top Tips: Discover Your Food Heritage

Gena Philibert Ortega, shares ideas from her new book From the Family Kitchen, Discover Your Food Heritage and Preserve Favorite Recipes for capturing our culinary family history.

101 Best Websites: Putting Lives in Context
David Fryxell

Lisa talks with author David Fryxell about some of the best websites for adding context to your ancestors’ lives:

Arkansas History Commission

Family Tree University Crash Course: Find Your Ancestors in American News Sources

Family Tree University instructor James Beidler provides ideas on how to get the scoop on events and attitudes of your ancestor’s era through newspapers from his course Newspaper Research 101: Find Your Ancestors in American News Sources.

Recommended Website: Chronicling America

The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan

Discover the story behind common items that filled your ancestors’ lives in the History Matters column in every issue of Family Tree Magazine. This month, supplement your education with the book How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, the Online Genealogy Value Pack, and the German Genealogy Value Pack.

Have fun climbing your family tree!

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.