Julie's Genealogy & History Hub

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Friday Finds – 06/05/15

Weekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve found, such as new blogs, interesting posts/articles, useful websites and resources, and of course upcoming webinars.

New-to-Me Blogs

Online Articles

Magazine/Journal Articles

  • No finds this week.

Website & Resources

  • Michigan Digital Newspaper Portal – Put together by Central Michigan University, this list contains links to online Michigan newspapers organized by county.  Many of those listed are free to access, from CMU’s digital repository, Chronicling America, and Google’s digitized newspaper collection.  Others are available through subscriptions websites or services (such as ProQuest) available through some libraries..

Genealogy-Related Books

  • Currently reading Home Life in Germany, by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick.
  • Currently reading The Fugitive King (Professor Shaw Murder Mystery #3), by Sarah Shaber.
  • Finished reading Simon Said (Professor Shaw Murder Mystery #1), by Sarah Shaber.
  • Finished reading Snipe Hunt (Professor Shaw Murder Mystery #2), by Sarah Shaber.

Upcoming FREE Webinars

In addition to these webinars, live streaming of several sessions presented at Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree will be offered today through Sunday.  Info here; schedule here.

Date / Time Webinar / Presenter / Host
8 PM
Understanding Our Families, Understanding Ourselves
Ron Arons
Illinois State Genealogical Society
8 PM
Tips for Planning a Successful Seminar
Jana Sloan Broglin
Legacy Family Tree
1 PM
10 Tips for Using Legacy with Specialized Studies
Tessa Keough, Geoff Rasmussen and Millennia Staff
Legacy Family Tree
2 PM
Pre-Civil War Military Research at NEHGS
David Allen Lambert
New England Historic Genealogical Society
7 PM
Lost Children:  Orphans, Vagrants, Delinquents, Half-Orphans, Dependents, Surrendered, Adopted
Jeanne L. Bloom
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
7 PM
German Names and Naming Patterns
James M. Beidler
Georgia Genealogical Society
8 PM
Lessons from a Snoop: Collaterals and Associates
Debbie Mieszala
Southern California Genealogical Society
7 PM
Facts, Photos and Fair Use: Copyright Law for Genealogists
Judy G. Russell
Florida State Genealogical Society
  • Tim Havenith (@TimHavenithFT) says:

    Thanks again for an excellent round up. Really enjoy your Friday finds – it shows me that I have so much to learn!

    June 7, 2015 at 8:50 pm

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