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We share new record releases and money-saving research tips, plus advice for creating, sharing and preserving family photos.
Ep. 9, February 2009
In this episode:
The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy
Get a sneak peek at the magazine’s new series of collectible pullouts, called Web Guides. The first article covers Ancestry.com—which managing editor Diane Haddad recently visited and reported on in a blog series: Wrapping Up Our Look Inside Ancestry.com
News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad
Genealogy Insider and managing editor Diane Haddad gives some inside scoop on the new television show coming to the United States called “Who Do You Think You Are?” Plus: a review of some of the new genealogical records from around the world that have been released in early 2009.
Blog articles mentioned in this episode:
- Who Do You Think You Are Moves Again
- 101 Best Websites: African-American Roots
- New FamilySearch Records Span the Globe
- More African American Roots Coming to Footnote
Top Tips: Research on a Shoestring
Contributing editor Maureen Taylor shares some of her tips for planning research trips on a shoestring budget from her March 2009 article.
Best Websites: Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative
Lisa interviews John Dougan, State Archivist at the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City, about the Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative.
Patricia M. Van Skaik, Manager of the History and Genealogy Department at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County in Ohio, discusses the library’s vast genealogical collection.
Best of Family Tree Magazine: Memory Makers
Lisa chats with Allison Stacy and Beth Williams, executive editor of Memory Makers magazine, about the Family Photo Essentials CD, a joint project of both magazines, and how it can help you create, share and save your family photos.
A sister publication of Family Tree Magazine, Memory Makers encourages intermediate and advanced scrapbookers to savor and share life’s unique memories through highly personalized and creative scrapbooking projects.
Your Host: 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!