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Robin Foster
Works at Ask Me to Present
Attended University of Illinois
Lives in South Carolina
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Next time someone complains, I am giving them a bucket and telling them to go to the river.
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Thank you Amy Ohm Archibald, for this blog post:
This month I found the best genealogy collaboration group on Facebook. Genealogy! Just Ask! I have only been a group member for a little over a week and I am so impressed with what is taking place that I want to ...
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#Rootstech2015 with Sistas in Zion - Tamu Smith and Bernice Bennett of Research at the National Archives and Beyond!blogtalkradio
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 I am a member of The Church of JESUS CHRIST of Latter-Day Saints.  So is my mother and father.  It has always been the doctrine of the Church that all men are created equal. See Race and the Priesthood:  https://www.lds.org/topics/race-and-the-priesthood?lang=eng
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Gret points for brick wall removal, Amy!
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 elusive ancestor? Do the records you are looking for even exist? Are you chasing after f...
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Skin Tone Means Research Skill? http://www.genealogyjustask.com/… ‪#‎GenealogyJustAsk‬ ‪#‎genealogy‬ ‪#‎color‬
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It was so rewarding presenting at Allen University in Columbia, SC on Feb 6. In my presentation on the Underground Railroad, a small boy sat with his grandfather. He looked about the age that I began going to the library every Saturday to check out the writings of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington. 
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  • University of Illinois
  • Chicago State University
  • Midlands Technical College
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Expert Genealogy Researcher, Social Networking Guru, Experienced African American History Researcher. Visit: http://robinrfoster.com/
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     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 robinrfoster.com 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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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
revealingrootsandbranches.blogspot.com

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!
revealingrootsandbranches.blogspot.com

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
familysearch.org

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

Getting to the Next Level with Archived Materials ~ Genealogists.com
blog.genealogists.com

Genealogists.com has created one of the largest networks of professional genealogists in the world. We have several hundred genealogists loc

StoryPress
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StoryPress recognizes that spoken stories capture something special – an authenticity that transcends generations and deserves to be archive

Obituaries + Volunteers = A Treasure Trove of Searchable Stories
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FamilySearch has declared 2014 the “Year of the Obituary” and is working with partners and the larger genealogy community to collect and dig

Empirical Evidence of the Popularity of Family History Using Digital Traces
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The following article is a report on one of the sessions of the Innovator Summit. The Innovator Summit was the opening event of RootsTech 20

#Infographic Using Google+ Communities for Business Pages. - Supernova M...
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I've always secretly wondered if you are an avid Google product user if the Google God's smile favorably down upon you. Google+ Communities

African American Orphaned Photos Part #3
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This is a continuance of a batch of African American photos I purchased on Ebay. Whenever I have the opportunity, I will do so, in hopes tha

The unsung heroes of genealogy – the Research Wiki contributors
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Over the past few years, the FamilySearch.org Research Wiki has grown to an immensely valuable genealogical resource of over 75,000 pages. D

Artificial Insemination Nightmare Revealed by DNA Test
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As anyone familiar with my work is well aware, I am an outspoken advocate of direct-to-consumer genetic testing and strongly believe that po

The Social Media Wars [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Social media has become an essential part of our daily lives, but, with so many networks out there fighting for our attention which networks

Descendants of United States Colored Troops
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Hi I am serving as the Director of Education with the African American Civil War Museum in Washington DC. The main focus of the museum is Af

RootsTech14
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Conference Dates: Feb 5-8, 2014 Conference Location: Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UtahAbout RootsTech: RootsTech, hosted b

Franklin County, NC Destroys 100 Year Old Records - Eastman's Online Gen...
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A newly-appointed Clerk of Court in Franklin County, North Carolina, discovered stacks and stacks of books, boxes, loose papers, ledgers, an

Family Cherished: The 2013 Awards for Top Genealogy/Family History Board...
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Pinterest.com is now being used more and more for curating and collecting information, pictures and links to websites about genealogy and fa

New Updates to the Family History Library Catalog
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The new, online Family History Library Catalog has several features that users have been waiting for. These changes should help make it easi

ezGED Viewer
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Take your family history with you!View GEDCOM files exported from current genealogy applications and Internet services. View by individuals,