Paula’s genealogy presentation schedule for the balance of 2017

In addition to the Minnesota Genealogical Society’s North Star Conference I told you about yesterday, several car rides and three plane rides are in my immediate future as I do presentations at a bunch of genealogy events throughout the rest of 2017. August 30-September 2, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania One lecture and one workshop at the Federation […]

October 2017 Minnesota Genealogical Society Conference

Family History Crossroads 6-7 October 2017 Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center, MN Featuring Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA & Cyndi Ingle, creator of Cyndi’s List Set your compass to the Tenth Annual North Star Genealogy Conference. The two-day event features: Plenary lectures by nationally acclaimed genealogy educators, Paula Stuart-Warren and Cyndi Ingle (that would […]

War of 1812 Pension Project to Resume!

In case you haven’t seen this press release from yesterday, I am reprinting here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2017 PRESERVE THE PENSIONS ANNOUNCES RESUMPTION OF DOCUMENT CONSERVATION AT NATIONAL ARCHIVES, DIGITIZATION SOON TO FOLLOW Austin, Texas  – The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is pleased to announce National Archives staff have recently resumed document […]

More looming cuts to records research access for genealogists

Last week the U.S. National Archives announced big changes in hours. Now the Montana Historical Society has announced changes. We need to make our legislators at the state and national levels understand the importance of these research facilities. It’s not just for general family history research, but also affects legal research, property ownership research, Native […]

German research conference deadline and WWI enemy alien registrations

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 1 is the final registration day for the 2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference. You may register any time Saturday before registration is closed at midnight. Join 650+ fellow German genealogists in Minneapolis on July 28, 29 and 30, 2017! Choose from over 70 presentations! Watch these special greetings from Dirk Weissleder in […]

Scholarships for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) in January 2018

News from SLIG! SLIG Scholarship Opportunities Planning to attend the January 2018 SLIG? There are several scholarship opportunities available for SLIG students. SLIG Jimmy B. Parker Scholarship Deadline June 20, 2017 Named in honor of Jimmy B. Parker, whose legacy of service to the genealogical community covered more than 50 years, this full-tuition scholarship will […]