Published by Dick Eastman: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Breaks Ground for First-of-Its-Kind St. George FamilySearch Library

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch: ST. GEORGE, UT (AUGUST 15, 2015)—The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its nonprofit subsidiary FamilySearch International broke ground today on a first-of-its-kind facility in St. George, Utah. When complete, the state-of-the-art St. George FamilySearch Library will offer incredible free ancestry research services and fun, family-friendly…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/08/17/the-church-of-jesus-christ-of-latter-day-saints-breaks-ground-for-first-of-its-kind-st-george-familysearch-library/

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Published by Dick Eastman: How to Store Films and Documents on a Large Scale

If you want to store documents, microfilm, microfiche, movie films, or computer files, there is one place that can handle any size requirements you might have: Iron Mountain. Hidden away in the hills of rural Butler, Pennsylvania, Iron Mountain houses some of America’s most amazing, priceless treasures in a temperature-controlled and humidity-controlled underground storage facility.…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/29/how-to-store-films-and-documents-on-a-large-scale/

Published by Sourceline: Family Reunion – Finding Artifacts from the Past

Summer is family reunion time and it was for our ancestors too. What records and artifacts might our ancestors have left for us to find? Photographs: The most obvious and prevalent artifact left for us are photographs. If your family is like mine, it’s possible that you have found photographs with groups of people in […]

https://rsourceline.wordpress.com/2015/07/22/family-reunion-finding-artifacts-from-the-past/

Published by TheAncestorHunt: Shanghai Jewish Newspapers During World War 2

Prior to 1935 or so, I had approximately a dozen ancestors/relatives living in or around Berlin. As they were Jewish, their lives were already extremely difficult and about to become impossible. In the next ten years (from 1935 to 1945), three were murdered in the concentration camps; one died of “natural causes” – he was the…

http://www.theancestorhunt.com/blog/shanghai-jewish-newspapers-during-world-war-2

Published by Genealogy’s Star: Searching for Perfection — Virtual Pedigree, an online family tree interface

Conveying information about complex family relationships in a graphic format and then navigating the resultant accumulation is one of the basic challenges faced by a multitude of genealogy programs. Almost uniformly the programs opt for either a view of the data that conforms to a standard “pedigree” or ancestral view. Here is an example showing…

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/blogspot/GACzzI/~3/rq0YXJHA_8M/searching-for-perfection-virtual.html

Published by Dick Eastman: A Scavenger Hunt in the Cemeteries

Here is an idea for your local genealogy society or local historical society: a scavenger hunt. John McVicar of Cambridge, Ontario, created an elaborate scavenger hunt of gravesites and monuments of famous people buried across Cambridge. He knew it would grab the interest of a few fellow genealogy and local history enthusiasts, but he didn’t…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/07/21/a-scavenger-hunt-in-the-cemeteries/