The Federation of Genealogical Societies says: “The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) has joined the American Library Association, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Center for Democracy and Technology, as well as other organizations, in an effort to ensure continued access to records for the genealogy and family history communities. The coalition, in a letter […]

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The following is a news release from the Federation of Genealogical Societies opening their online registration for their annual conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana” ““Journey through Generations” – A Conference for the Nation’s Genealogists March 8, 2013 – Austin, TX. Online registration is now open for the 2013 Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, scheduled for […]

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The following announcement describes the new partnership between Findmypast.com and the Federations of Genealogical Society (FGS) with a plan to make records available to findmypast.com and create  a vital  revenue stream for local societies: “Findmypast.com, an international leader in online family history research, today announced a national partnership with Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) to […]

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The most recent posting on the FGS blog is the following announcement of two new appointments to the Board–Congratulations to Thomas MacEntee and Randy Whited: “For Immediate Release April 22, 2011 FEDERATION OF GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES BOARD APPOINTMENTS Thomas MacEntee and Randy Whited Named Directors April 22, 2011 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) […]

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If you’d like to attend the RootsTech Conference virtually—you can! Through the sponsorship of Legacy Family Tree Webinars the RootsTech a  free seminar, Virtual Presentations Roundtable, will be broadcast on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 1:45 pm MST (3:45PM EST, 2:45PM CST, 12:45PM PST, 8:45PM GMT). Click here (https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/948007264) to register today! Hands-on experience is […]

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