Sandy on January 11th, 2011

If you’ve read the header on this post you might already be wondering why I’m writing about the latest technology on a Genealogy and History blog. Anyone who travels, attends conferences and seminars, writes a blog, or worries about storing valuable data on a personal computer hard drive, is likely to be interested in up-to-date […]

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Sandy on January 11th, 2011

“Today’s Document” is the name given to the newly released first mobile application based on the “popular feature” on It’s an interactive gallery that gives you access to explore the holdings of the US National Archives through 365 fascinating documents and photographs thorough history. If you want to learn what happened on your birthday, […]

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If you’ve been using FindMyPast for your genealogical research during the past couple of years, you’ll find that they have become a real competitor when it comes to helping people to find their ancestors ancestors in their database. Here’s a copy of their latest blog announcement: “You can now search 126,967 new parish baptism and […]

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If you live close to the Walker County Library and are anxious to make a start in family history research, the following announcement about beginning genealogy classes from the county library will help you get started: “LaFayette-Walker County Library will host Create Your Own Story @ Your Library, a series of workshops designed for beginners, to […]

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