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Jan 21, 2007

George and Drew announce the new ProQuest offerings (two African-American newspapers, and a Civil War-era collection of pamphlets and newspapers).  George points out the renovated British Library website (www.bl.uk), and remarks on the ability to search Ancestry.com for public family trees.  George and Drew also talk about Donna Moughty's recent talk to the Florida Genealogical Society about "Who Is the Head of This Household?" (a census overview) and Donna's role within the Genealogical Speakers Guild (www.genspeakguild.org).  George also discusses a new findmypast.com offering, "Ancestors on Board", available online at www.ancestorsonboard.com, which covers outbound passengers lists from the UK. 

Listener mailbag brings in the correct pronunciation of "Quinte", a brief review of Legacy software, a great eBay sucess story involving an ancestral heirloom, podcasts from the National Archives (UK), how to order "The Source" for delivery in Germany, the availability of the online version of Internet Genealogy magazine, a reminder about ICAPGen accreditation, the volunteer project to index Family History Library microfilm at www.familysearchindexing.org, a question about how to keep up with new content at the LDS FamilySearch site, ways to convert digital images into word processing text, and a system for tracking both paper and digital documents.