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May 30, 2015

Listen to The Guys on the “Talk Back Florida” radio show broadcast on Saturday, 23 May 2015. The recorded broadcast is available at http://www.newstalkflorida.com/talk-back-florida-creating-your-family-tree-with-the-genealogy-guys/ .

The news includes:

· MyHeritage has unveiled their new MyHeritage Stories website, showcasing some videos and stories capturing amazing discoveries made by users around the world. It can be found at http://www.myheritage.com/stories. (A link labeled User Stories can also be found at the bottom of the MyHeritage website.)

· The Federation of Genealogical Societies has announced new editors of their electronic FORUM Magazine. Julie Tarr is the new Managing Editor and Jennifer Alford is the new Associate Editor. Congratulations!

· Drew discusses the more than 13.4 million new records released by FamilySearch in recent weeks.

· Findmypast has released a large collection of Dublin Workhouse records and additions to British newspapers.

The Guys review new books and magazines available for your reading and reference pleasure. All of the items are available through Amazon.com unless otherwise noted. The list includes:

The In-Depth Genealogist is a publishing company that provides educational resources to the genealogical community. Drew reviews: Going In-Depth magazine and a new book, Ancestors in a Nation Divided: An In-Depth Guide to Researching Your Civil War Ancestors, by Cindy Freed.

Other reviews include:

  • George reviews Discover English Parish Registers, and Buried Treasure: What's in the English Parish Chest, both written by Paul Milner and published by Unlock the Past. The books are available at their website at http://www.unlockthepast.com.au.
  • Drew reviews Photo Organizing Practices: Daguerreotypes to Digital by Maureen A. Taylor.
  • He also reviews How to Archive Family Photos: A Step-by-Step Guide to Organize and Share Your Photos Digitally by Denise May Levenick.
  • George reviews James M. Beidler’s book, the fourth edition of The Best of Roots & Branches. The book is available through the online store of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society at http://www.biblio.com/bookstore/lancaster-mennonite-historical-society-lancaster/genealogy-genealogical-research-aids .
  • George reviews a new book, Guide to Hanover Military Records, 1514-1866, on Microfilm at the Family History Library by Teresa S. McMillin, CG.
  • Drew reviews a new book, When Descendents Become Ancestors by David A. Kendall, PhD.

George reviews a new publication by Moorshead Magazines in their Tracing Your Ancestors series. The new title is titled Tracing Your Female Ancestor, Volume II. It is available at the online store at Moorshead Magazines at http://your-genealogy-history-store-usa.myshopify.com/collections/tracing-your-ancestors-series .