Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads

Resources

Hawaii Opens Adoption Files by Debbie Mieszala on The Advancing Genealogist

Latin Legal Terms for Genealogists – Part Four by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Family Stories

In the old days – pre-Internet – the mailman was my best friend:
Photos! Do Not Bend! by Michelle Ganus Taggart on A Southern Sleuth

Technology

Lots of Evernote news and tips this week:
Evernote for Windows Upgrade Offers a Major Face-lift by Lisa on Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems

How to Jump Ship From Evernote and Take Your Data with You by Thorin Klosowski on Lifehacker

Yet Another Genea-Techno-Organization Tool on Relatively Curious

Google’s New My Activity Page Lets You See and Delete All of Your Google Activity by Eric Ravenscraft on Lifehacker

Methodology, News, Etc.

Genealogy and Politics: Moving Records Across the World by James Tanner on Genealogy’s Star

Naturalization Records, the Often Overlooked Way to Find a Ship’s Passenger List by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Checking My Sources by Janine Adams on Organize Your Family History

Lisa shared 16 posts on ways to hep identify your mystery people in old family photos:
Identify Your Ancestors’ Photographs – Round-Up by Lisa on Lisa Lisson

Genealogy Education

Legacy Webinars are fabulous. Yes, they are free if you listen live, but, as Gail has pointed out, there are a number of webinars available only to subscribers:
Legacy Webinar Subscription Becomes More Attractive by Gail Dever on Genealogy à la Carte

It’s a light week for webinars with the 4th holiday weekend. Check the webinar link for your local times:

Be sure to check the GeneaWebinars calendar for on-going multi-session events.

FamilySearch: Ask Your United States Research Question, Tuesday, 5 July 2016

FamilySearch: Are You Your Own Brick Wall? Common Genealogical Mistakes and Their Solutions, Wednesday, 6 July 2016

FamilySearch: England Research Case Study, Thursday,  July 2016

Last, but not least, if you love to solve mysteries, here is a crowd sourcing project for you:
Want to De-Code Secret Civil War Telegrams? Now Is Your Chance! by Diane L. Richard on UpFront with NGS