Permanent Record

A few weeks back, I ran across a link on BoingBoing to an article on Slate.com. I saw that it mentioned old documents and since I'm a sucker for old documents, I gave it a read. If you're also a fan of old documents, especially more interesting ones, than you'll love this series of articles on a … [Read more...]

Genealogy Habits, Attitudes and Origins Survey

I found a link to this over at Randy Seaver's Genea-Musings website. It's a link a survey about people's genealogy habits, attitudes and origins. According to the survey page, they plan to share the results with libraries, family history organizations or societies at no cost. I took the survey … [Read more...]

Follow Friday

Here are some useful posts I've read this week. Elyse at Elyse's Genealogy Blog talks about "Who Do You Think You Are?" coming on NBC in March and how important it is to get the word out. A guest post over at Mountain Genealogists talks about "Preservation and Interpretation of our Ancestor … [Read more...]

Follow Friday

Here are some interesting blog posts that I've run across for this week. Abba-Dad at I Dream of Genea(logy) posts Genealogy - What's the Point? In the post he wonders why people do genealogy. What keeps them going? After reading it, I see two sections that really drive me. "Where do I come from? … [Read more...]

Follow Friday

I thought I would recognize some helpful posts by the genealogy blogging community. Creative Gene Jasia at Creative Gene has a very good writeup on an extremely helpful (depends on your ancestry, I guess) online dictionary that translates from Polish to English and vice versa. It's not only … [Read more...]

Links

Today's Links Family Link -It's like Facebook mixed with Genealogy. It's a social-networking type site that allows you to share/connect/communicate with other genealogists researching in your area, in your family, etc. It's brand-new, but it looks to have a lot of potential. Help it out by … [Read more...]

Genealogy Items

Here are some more good Genealogy links that I've run across: Tracing Your Roots - Tracing Your Roots is the series on BBC Radio that helps put branches on your family tree. Includes information and also weekly podcasts. … [Read more...]

Links

Some nice links for today: Shorpy - a photo blog about what life a hundred years ago was like: How people looked and what they did for a living, back when not having a job usually meant not eating. Technology Creates Extreme Genealogists - Internet genealogy can be extremely productive, agreed … [Read more...]