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I Love what you can find in old newspapers. Case in point, advertisements for missing husbands. My most recent article for  the GenealogyBank blog, http://bit.ly/16dI9q5
Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this guest blog post, Gena explores a family histo
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Here's my latest post on the GenealogyBank blog.
 
Duncan Hines: More than a Name on a Box of Cake Mix

Read the story on the GenealogyBank blog: http://bit.ly/17gozJ4

In this guest blog post, Gena Philibert-Ortega uses old newspapers and other online resources to learn more about Duncan Hines—whose real-life accomplishments were so much more than just getting his name onto boxes of cake mix.
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Here's a great kickstarter program. An opportunity to help tell the story a a female filmmaker who was forgotten
A documentary searching for Alice Guy-Blaché, who at 23 was the first female director, became a powerful figure in film, then vanished.
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Pass the fried bacon wrapped olives on Food Friday
I love olives and figured some 1950s appetizer recipes were perfect for a  holiday weekend. I especially like the idea of bacon wrapped fried olives. The following are from last week's cookbook Cooking in General.
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Here's my newest post on the GenealogyBank blog. Did you ever submit to the local newspaper  a wardrobe for a paper doll? Here's a unique source for names.
 
Searching for Information about Your Ancestor’s Childhood?

Read the story on the GenealogyBank blog: http://bit.ly/1at6qgj

In this guest blog post, Gena Philibert-Ortega addresses the problem that it’s often hard to find information about our ancestors when they were children. One solution? Look for their participation in fashion and coloring paper doll contests run by newspapers.
Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this guest blog post, Gena addresses the problem t
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My latest article on the GenealogyBank Blog. #genealogy #foodhistory #newspapers
Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this guest blog post, Gena searches old newspapers
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Great list of digital resources.
 
71 Digital Portals to State History - a list from the blog for the Library of Congress:
http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2013/09/71-digital-portals-to-state-history/
71 Digital Portals to State History. A blog post at "The Signal: Digital Preservation" on 2013-09-23.
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Consider spending a minute reading this blog post and then supporting a project to tell the story of Alice Guy.
Have you ever felt passionate about research? Now I know that sounds odd to some but for most of us genealogists and family historians we can relate with feeling passion for our family history research. We understand the feel...
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Here's my latest post for the GenealogyBank blog.
Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this guest blog post, Gena researches old newspape
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Anyone have stories of how the weather affected their ancestor's lives?
Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this guest blog post, Gena researches old newspape
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We are getting closer to the Gena and Jean Genealogy Journey tour. Here's a flyer for our stop at the South Bay Cities Genealogical Society. Hope to see you there!
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