GRIP Genealogy Institute Virtual Week is soon. Some seats are still available

Syllabus sections all turned in and from what I have seen, there are a lot of reminders, tips, images, charts, websites, and published material. My PowerPoint presentations are in the fine tuning stage. Still time to join us June 23-28, 2024 for some amazing education, sharing, networking, and some laughter, too. Weeklong Virtual Courses. GRIP Genealogy Institute. I will […]

Free National Archives Genealogy Series

I love press releases like this from a few days ago. I plan to watch some and unfortunately have a couple conflicts on dates. I will later watch them on YouTube. The National Archives channel there already has extensive presentations and short videos. National Archives kicks off annual online Genealogy Series for May, June […]

Legacy Family Tree Webinars 50% off sale

It’s the Legacy Family Tree Webinars spring webinar sale! Do you know about the almost 2200 webinars and 8500 syllabus pages presented by more than 400 speakers from around the world? If you aren’t a current member, you are missing out on some wonderful online genealogical and historical education. A special link that provides the […]

Free afternoon webinar on the WPA and Historical Records Survey on April 19

Finishing the updating of my PPT for tomorrow’s presentation on the WPA and the Historical Records survey and all the indexes, records, and descriptions that genealogists should be using today. Many already research in some of these without knowing the how, when, why, and where. Join me tomorrow for this free webinar sponsored by the […]

$49 DNA test TODAY only April 18

Today only and until 11:59 p.m. ET  Sale ends 18 Apr 2024 at 11:59pm ET. Excludes shipping. Some DNA features may require an Ancestry® subscription. Traits included with active subscription. Next week, we have National DNA Day on April 25th. I’m sure more testing companies will have big sales. Watch their websites (23andMe, Ancestry, FamilyTree DNA, Living […]

26.2 million dollars toward exciting humanities projects by the U. S. based NEH

Today’s Press Release from the National Endowment for the Humanities provides funding for many projects, 238 to be exact! A handful of examples California, IrvineUniversity of California, Irvine Project Title: An Indigenous History of Captivity, Memory, and Freedom in the United States, 1880–2023 Project Description: Research and writing for a book on the ways in […]

Everyone needs to be involved in preserving history

I recently read two Minnesota newspaper pieces that have a comparable theme. One written from a “genealogical” standpoint that evolved into what many people regard as a historian’s job. The other was written by a university professor encouraging involvement in history today. Both encourage engagement in the history of people and places. That’s what I […]