Friday, November 9, 2012

Friday Finds–11/09/12

FridayFindsWeekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve found.

New-to-Me Blogs

Online Articles

Websites & Resources

Chicago Genealogist (Newberry Library) - "This online collection of the Chicago Genealogist is free to the public and contains volumes 1-39 (1969-2007). A supplemental listing of the contents of the quarterly is available on the society's website."  Thanks for the tip, Harold!  The Swedish American Genealogist (Augustana College) is also available from 1981 to 2007.

Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library) - Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)

CARLI Digital Collections - Various digital collections of documents, photos, letters, maps, etc.  Most collections are freely accessible to the public while a few need to be accessed from a participating institution.  Most collections seem to be focused on Illinois.

Genealogy and Family History @ StackExchange - "This is a collaboratively edited question and answer site for expert genealogists and people interested in genealogy or family history. It's 100% free, no registration required."

Upcoming Webinars

Date Webinar Presenter Host
November 12 YouTube for Archiving Family Interviews DearMYRTLE DearMYRTLE
November 13 Sidestep Genealogy George G. Morgan Illinois State Genealogical Society
November 14 Genealogy For Novices: Where Do We Begin? Linda Woodward Geiger Legacy Family Tree
November 15 The Basics of DNA Testing for Genealogy Diahan Southard Utah Genealogical Association
November 16 10 Ideas for Great Gifts Using Your Family Photos Thomas MacEntee Legacy Family Tree
November 27 DNA Explained: An Intro to DNA for Genealogists Roberta Estes Association of Professional Genealogists
November 28 The Big 4 US Record Sources Mary Hill Legacy Family Tree
November 29 Yikes, My DNA Results are Back!  Now What??? Roberta Estes Association of Professional Genealogists
December 1 Sharing and Preserving Memories in a Digital Era Daniel Horowitz Southern California Genealogical Society
December 5 Researching Your Irish Ancestors: Beyond the Basics Judith Eccles Wight Legacy Family Tree
December 10 Embracing Technology DearMYRTLE DearMYRTLE
December 11 Ready-Set-Plan! Developing a One-Step Research Plan J. Mark Lowe Illinois State Genealogical Society
December 19 Jewish Genealogy 101 Schelly Talalay Dardashti Southern California Genealogical Society


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