The news includes:
- MyHeritage unveiled an exciting new global initiative called
Tribal Quest that seeks to preserve the histories of remote tribes.
The first two Tribal Quest expeditions visited Namibia and Papua
New Guinea. Video is available at the new websitehttp://www.tribalquest.org, and a
video explaining the venture can be seen at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDKsQnru36s.
- The Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) honored
Christine Rose, CG, CGL, FASG, with Emeritus Status for her serive
to BCG and her distinguished fifty-year career.
- Findmypast has released Battle of Jutland records, 13.5 million
new British newspaper articles, and Ireland Electoral Registers
- The German-American Genealogical Partnership announced the 2017
International Germanic “Connections” Conference to be held in
Minneapolis, Minnesota, on 28-29 July 2017. More information is
available at http://www.ggsmn.org/cpage.php?pt=70
- The Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research has announced
its schedule for Summer and Fall of 2016. Information is available
- Drew discusses the newest releases from FamilySearch.
Listener email includes:
- Keith asks for details about connecting a second monitor to his
computer, and Drew responds.
- Vic responded to Arthur’s inquiry in Episode #305 concerning
sharing/donating family papers. He states that the Delaware
Historical Society Research Library might be willing to accept the
donations. More information can be found at https://www.dehistory.org/directions-parking/3-research-library.
- Tara writes to advise that Mary Page Greenleaf was her
great-aunt, and that she is interested in the audio disks made at
Ms. Greenleaf’s birthday party that Richard mentioned on Episode
- Matt Miller shared his recent successes on tracing his Miller
ancestors in New York City and Germany, and he shares four very
important lessons that he learned. Read more at his blog post at
- Gus Marsh shares his Marsh brick wall from the Genesee County,
New York, and asks for suggestions for locating more information
about the Beekman Patent.
Drew reviews a new book by Lisa A. Alzo titled The Family
Tree Polish, Czech, and Slovak Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your
Family Tree in Eastern Europe.
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