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Why am I indexing Freedmen's Bureau Records?
Arrival of freedmen and their families at Baltimore, Maryland - an every day scene Digital ID:  (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a38182 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a38182 Who said indexing was not fun?  Not me. I can distinctly remember being handed papers to ...
Who said indexing was not fun? Not me. I can distinctly remember being handed papers to extract information in the 1990's while we were in the Chicago Heights Stake. I had a small toddler. I did not understand the full measure of what I was doing at the time, but I remember the feeling I had ...
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What Do Freedmen's Bureau Labor Contracts Have to do With Free People of Color? ~ Saving Stories
The batch I downloaded to index last night came from Concordia Parish, Louisiana. Concordia Parish was created on April 10, 1805. Even though the parish suffered some loss from tornado and flood, a quick call to the Clerk of Court of Concordia Parish confirms the following records are available ...
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Amy, Thank you for mentioning Genealogy! Just ask! in your ‪#‎RootsTech‬ presentation. https://familysearch.org/blog/en/facebook-family-historywhat-match/
Think Facebook is just for keeping up with friends and family? Think again! Amy Archibald wants you to know that Facebook IS family history, and that it can be a powerful family history tool to hel...
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I was raised in a home where I was taught to love everyone. If I saw contradictions to my beliefs, I would categorize what I saw as less than admirable examples for me to follow. I was very fortunate because my parents never tried to influence me against people who were different, ...
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I was raised in a home where I was taught to love  everyone.  If I saw contradictions to my beliefs, I would  categorize what I saw as less than  admirable  examples for me to follow. I was very fortunate because my parents never tried to influence me again...
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  • University of Illinois
  • Chicago State University
  • Midlands Technical College
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Blogger | Genealogist & Presenter | Inbound Marketer - HubSpot Certified | robinsavingstories.blogspot.com
Introduction
     I actively promote useful social networking and genealogy resources. I currently am building communities and assisting others on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google Plus.  I am a regular presenter at genealogical societies, libraries, and family history centers. Visit my website to learn more.

See recent interview at Madame Noire:
Tech Talk: Pinterest Gains Ground with African-American Women 


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#21st Top Networker in the US! (XeeMe Wall Of Fame - July 6, 2013 Wall of Fame: http://xeeme.com/_/System/AppsPub/Xeeme/WWOF.cfm My Entire Online Presence: http://xeeme.com/RobinFoster
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Genealogy, Graphics Design, Book Publishing
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Writing, Research, Networking, Social Media, Genealogy, Editing, Presenting, Speaking
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  • Ask Me to Present
    Presenter, 2005 - present
  • Heritage Makers
    Graphics Design, Book Publishing, Family History Research, 2013
  • So-Fro Fabrics, Self-Employed
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Joliet, Illinois
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Why am I indexing Freedmen's Bureau Records? ~ Saving Stories
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Who said indexing was not fun? Not me. I can distinctly remember being handed papers to extract information in the 1990's while we were in t

A litmus test on racism in America ~ Saving Stories
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I was raised in a home where I was taught to love everyone. If I saw contradictions to my beliefs, I would categorize what I saw as less tha

Get a Peak Into What's Coming with Innovator Summit Keynote Speakers
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Seasoned Entrepreneurs Ken Krogue, cofounder of InsideSales.com, and Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch, motivated the nearly 1000 aspiring

Dallas Genealogical Society Writing Contest Closes March 3, 2016
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Now that the rush of the holidays is over, the Dallas Genealogical Society reminds all genealogists that its 2016 Writing Contest is now ope

Family Memories: Genealogists Share Favorite Family History Documents
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As family historians, we are detectives, sleuthing our way to brilliant ancestry finds that illuminate the lives of those who came before us

Deceased veterans to receive full military honors
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Three American soldiers are on their way to receiving the honors they missed out on when they died 29 years ago.

Coffee family name fading?
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FLORENCE — The Coffee family name has been prominent for almost two centuries. That may be changing.

Exhibit exploring the slave trade makes it to Lynchburg
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A Library of Virginia exhibit exploring the slave trade in Virginia before the Civil War is making its way to Lynchburg.

Genealogy: My Father's Roots and Mine
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Today, December 23, is National Roots Day. Whenever I think about my roots, I am inspired by my late father’s obsession with genealogy and d

Genealogical Society needs help from the public - Herald Independent - h...
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WINNSBORO — The Fairfield County Genealogical Society has several ongoing projects and wants to get the community involved.The organization.

Museum exhibit showcases family history, genealogy | November 25, 2015 |...
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Angie Wilderman's fascination with genealogy began with a lie. Or, perhaps it was more a misunderstanding. A New York native who moved to th

How building your family tree on Famberry could help you claim an inheri...
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Famberry (www.famberry.com), the private collaborative family tree builder, is pleased to announce the release of a new innovative Family Tr

Historical Society aims to preserve oral history - Islands' Sounder
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One of the projects included in this year’s Orcas Island Community Foundation’s annual Holiday Giving Calendar is Orcas Island Historical So

Blame the Millennials: The End of Family Tree Maker Genealogy Software -...
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Genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee weighs in on the end of Family Tree Maker - can we blame the Millenials and the subscription economy?

Good News! Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness has been resurrected!
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RAOGK (Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness) has been resurrected! Posted: 07 Jan 2015 08:20 AM PST Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RA

Brick Wall Removal
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Have you ever hit a genealogical "brick wall" in your research? Do you put all other research efforts on hold in order to track down the elu

Genealogy! Just Ask!
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This month I found the best genealogy collaboration group on Facebook. Genealogy! Just Ask! I have only been a group member for a little ove

5 Great Video Tips for Searching for Your Irish Ancestors
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Are you searching for your Irish ancestors and bumping up against a brick wall? Are you looking for records of your ancestors in Ireland onl