Monday Recap for May 14, 2012
We had a great time at the NGS 2012 Family History Conference last week! Were you in Cincinnati, Ohio for the genealogy conference? Here are some interesting articles from the world of genealogy that you may have missed!
The Genealogy Sphere
- AncestorSync Beta 2012 (Tamura Jones) – Tamura Jones reviews AncestorSync beta
- Family Tree Talk: Piles and piles of paper (The Ionia Sentinel-Standard) – Jim Moses discusses sorting piles of documentation for his family history research
- The Universal Appeal of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ (The Atlantic) – Taking a look at why people respond to Who Do You Think You Are?
- Family History Research in Manuscript Collections (About.com) – Genealogist Kimberly Powell goes over how to research manuscript collections
- Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: A Life Spent Tracing Roots (NPR) – Interesting interview with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
- Using Internment Serial Numbers for Genealogy Research (Top Secret Writers) – Dennis Dufrene talks about using interment serial numbers in your family history research
- 10 Ideas for Every Genealogist’s Bucket List (The Armchair Genealogist) – What’s on your genealogy bucket list?
- Ancient map gives clue to fate of ‘Lost Colony’ (The Telegraph) – A new look at a 425-year old map may yield new clues about the fate of the 16th century Roanoke Island settlers
- Monday Recap for May 7, 2012 – Last week’s recap
- Family Tree Tuesday – Enrique Iglesias - Learn more about singer Enrique Iglesias’s family tree and his connection to Steve McQueen!
- New Amsterdam Genealogy Project – Part 1 – Read part one of our interview with Curator George Homs about the New Amsterdam genealogy projects on Geni
- New Amsterdam Genealogy Project – Part 2- In part 2 of our interview, George Homs discusses the next steps in the New Amsterdam genealogy projects
- Who Should Write Our Story? – Guest blogger Smadar Belkind Gerson shares her thoughts on who should be writing your story
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