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How Research Happens “To define the terms is to win the argument.” I first heard that saying in my childhood, and it impressed me greatly; how could terms have such a large impact on success? As I have grown I have …
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Last fall I discovered one of my favorite South Loop places: Tejas Yoga.  It's a small yoga studio on the 2nd floor of a bank building on Wabash Avenue.  I took my first class in September 2013, a restorative yoga class and h...
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A great bog for Dutch genealogy.
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Added to my genealogy library at no cost, thanks to a generous society member.
Many readers are going electronic with their books, but I am holding out. I still love the feel and smell of a book. I like holding it in my hand and perusing the pages. I like looking at them in my library and at my public library. I am a book geek you could say. I collect cookbooks and now I ...
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I love looking at the wedding pictures my mother has in her photo albums. I enjoy seeing the type of dresses and flowers chosen by my relatives. I didn't know my Aunt Lola at this age and enjoy seeing younger pictures of her. I like to compare how she is today versus her younger years.
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I have used Pinterest for the last couple of years for things like shoes, bags, decorating ideas or productivity tip but recently I have discovered that it is a great genealogy resource and a place to keep track of interestin...
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The Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) Genealogy Jamboree for 2014 is June 6-8, 12014 in Burbank, california.  Full ibnformation about this conference is at the www.genealogyjamboree.com website. SCGS just announ...
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A great list of map resources that will help with your genealogy research.
A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics Of The World. With a special map of each of the United States, Plans of Cities &c. Comprehended in seventy sheets and forming a seri...
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Fold3 offering World War II Records through May 31st.
The Fold3.com blog announced that, in honor of Memorial Day, registered users can access the World War II collection for FREE through 31 May.  There is a link on the blog to the World War II collection at http://go.fold3.com/...
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South Loop Gem: Tejas Yoga
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Last fall I discovered one of my favorite South Loop places: Tejas Yoga. It's a small yoga studio on the 2nd floor of a bank building on Wab

Journey to the Past: Historic Battle Creek Firehouses
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The last day of every month I try to write a Last Day Local post about my current hometown, Battle Creek, Michigan. Battle Creek is filled w

Downtown Fort Wayne Restaurants
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From Visit Fort Wayne No matter what your tastes are, Downtown Fort Wayne is full of great restaurants that can offer a selection for whatev

Tuesday's Tip: More Ten-Minute Genealogist Ideas
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Two months ago, I posted a few ideas on what I can accomplish when I have 10 minutes to spare for genealogy. Here are three more thoughts on

Call To Action: Stop the Tulsa Genealogy Center Move | GeneaBloggers
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The Tulsa City-County Library System is moving its Genealogy Center out of its dedicated location - your help is needed to preserve this val

Thursday Evening Door Prize Donors
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By Paula Stuart-Warren The following generous companies and organizations have donated door prizes for the Society Showcase LIVE! event draw

Preregistration Ends in 2 Weeks
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If you haven’t registered for the FGS 2013 Conference yet, you still have time to register online, by mail or at the door. Mailed registrati

Exciting Opportunity: Volunteer at FGS 2013
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By Judy Richter An exciting opportunity is coming soon—volunteering your help and expertise at the FGS Conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana to

Technology Track at FGS 2013
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The Technology track at FGS 2013 spans 3 days. On Wednesday, learn how technology can help your society create content and engage members. O

FGS 2013 July Checklist
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Can you believe that FGS 2013 is next month? Below are a few tips to help you prepare for your trip. Registration The early-bird deadline mi

FGS 2013 Map of Fort Wayne
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Are you worried about getting around Fort Wayne for all the great events going on during FGS 2013? Once you are downtown, you will find that

Early-Bird Registration Ends July 1st
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2013 FGS CONFERENCE EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS JULY 1 “Journey through Generations” – A Conference for the Nation’s Genealogists June 10,

4th Conference Hotel Added
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Interest in FGS 2013 has been outstanding. Today we announce the addition of a 4th conference hotel. The Hyatt Place Fort Wayne is located o

FGS 2013 June Conference Checklist
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Can you believe that FGS 2013 will be here in less than 3 months? There are some important deadlines coming soon that you won't want to miss

Journey to the Past: Pure Michigan Genealogy: Living History
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Are you looking for information that goes beyond dates and facts? You can "put the flesh on the bones" of your ancestors through social and

Journey to the Past: Pure Michigan Genealogy: Maps
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Maps are an important tool in your genealogy research. Maps have a treasure trove of information ready for you to decipher. Once you have ac

Journey to the Past: Pure Michigan Genealogy: What Else is There? 10 Mor...
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Do you still need to find more information about your Michigan ancestors? There are a few more resources that will help you with your resear

Journey to the Past: Pure Michigan Genealogy: Archives, Libraries, Organ...
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There are numerous places in Michigan to help with your research. Whether it is at the Archives of Michigan, or one of the many public libra

Journey to the Past: Pure Michigan Genealogy: Churches and Cemeteries
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There is no one source or repository for church records in Michigan. Most church records are held by the church, their archives, or sometime

Journey to the Past: Pure Michigan Genealogy: Records
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Many of you know about the federal population schedules, which Michigan is recorded in, but do you know that Michigan conducted its' own cen