Diving Deep in the Library of Congress: Episode 16

By Family Tree Editors
Library of Congress digital collection

In this episode we explore the variety of US collections available at the Library of Congress.

Ep. 16: September 2009

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In this episode:

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Lisa and Allison discuss ways that listeners and readers can get involved with Family Tree Magazine.

News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad discusses what’s new at

Top Tips: Express Shipping

Contributing Editor Rick Crume provides tips for researching your ancestors online.

The article “Express Shipping” can be found in the November 2009 issue of Family Tree Magazine.

Best Websites: HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online boasts the complete US census, the Periodical Source Index to genealogy publications, 24,000 history books and loads of other goodies for the genealogist.

Guest: Bill Forsyth, Director of Product Management at ProQuest.

Best of Family Tree Magazine: The Grandparents Trap

In today’s Best of Family Tree Magazine segment, Allison Stacy sheds light on some of the common myths in genealogy! She draws from Lauren Gamber’s article “The Grandparents Trap” from the September 2004 special issue of Trace Your Family Tree.

Library Spotlight: The Library of Congress

In this episode we explore the variety of US collections available at the Library of Congress.

Guest: James Sweany, Head of the Local History and Genealogy Room

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

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

Have fun climbing your family tree!

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