Recommended Reads

There continue to be a massive amount of noteworthy blog posts. Here are my favorite posts for the week:

20 Free and (Relatively) New Genealogy and Family History Resources, Part 4 by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

Ask Yvette – Are There Any Records of People Who Helped Jews in World War II? by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

Curiosity of an Old Family Letter Reconnects Two Families Decades Later by lostrussianfamily on Find Lost Russian and Ukrainian Family

Another Method in Trying to Solve Your Brick Wall by Barbara Poole on Life From the Roots

Going Out on a Limb by Jill Ball on GeniAus

Top Ten Tools I Use for Genealogy Every Day AND

Creating My Who Do You Think You Are Story AND

My Top 10 Genealogy Education Resources, all by Randy Seaver on Genea-Musings

Reviewing My Rawcliffe Research by ScotSue on Worldwide Genealogy – A Genealogical Collaboration

Are We Wrong About Preserving Old Photos? by Marian Pierre-Louis on Marian’s Roots and Rambles

Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number by Sherri Panchaud Onorati on Family Heirlooms

More Than 4500 Facebook Groups and Pages for Genealogy by Gail Dever on Genealogy a la Carte

My Quebec Resources – A Growing List by Amberly on The Genealogy Girl

My Cousin Wolfgang and the Lessons of History: Will We Ever Learn Those Lessons by Amy Cohen on Brotman Blog: A Family Journey

Never Think That the Trail Will Be Easy AND

When It Is Least Expected, both by JacqiStevens on A Family Tapestry

When Places Change – The Search for a Hotel in Sussex Street by Sharn White on FamilyHistory4U

Understanding Real Property Legal Descriptions for Genealogists – Homesteading by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

The Onion Layers That Were Cecilia Dagutis by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

The Florida WPA Church Archives Inventory AND

The Louisiana Digital Media Archives Launches with 1600 Digital Video Clips AND

The Kentucky Digital Library, all by Leland Meitzler on GenealogyBlog

Bullying and Elitism by Tony Proctor on Parallax View

National Genealogy Society Announces Live Streaming Broadcast – 2015 Family History Conference (St. Charles, MO 13-16 May 2015) AND

Ancestor’s Mental Health or Any Medical Records Can Be Very Hard to Come By! AND

Free Resources for Online Digitized Genealogy & Family History Books AND

RootsMOOC Is Coming – Free Online Intro to Genealogy Course, all by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS

One of the Least Used Genealogy Resources by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots

Genealogy Do Over: Who Lived Where, the 1838 Norwegian Matrikul or Land Register by Mary Perkinson Nelson on Celebrating Family Stories

I Have the Data – Now to Add the Information by Mary Foxworthy on Roots & Stuff

Bonus Photos in Yearbooks by Joanne Cowden on Researching Relatives

Last, but certainly not least is #36, which tickled my fancy because I am deep into taking apart 42 albums to send images and documents off to be scanned:

Organizational Project Part 3 – Sorting the Family Photographs by Lorine McGinnis Schultze on Olive Tree Genealogy

3 thoughts on “Recommended Reads”

  1. Thank you for including my blog post about my German cousin and our relatives. It was one of the hardest to write and one of the most important as well.

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