Aug 24, 2014

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My 31 Activities for Researchers in National Family History Month – Nos 16-31...

My 31 Activities for Researchers in National Family History Month – Nos 16-31

I designed this challenge to help others think about what they might do during National Family History Month. Also as voluntary coordinator of NFHM, it is my job to help promote NFHM and the fantastic sponsors who support it and allow it to continue in August each year. See the list of 31 Activities for Researchers and 31 Activities for Societies on the Resources page of my website. Read the responses to Nos 1-15 here. My responses to Nos 16-31 challenges for...

Aug 16, 2014

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My 31 Activities for Researchers in NFHM 2014 – Nos 1-15...

My 31 Activities for Researchers in NFHM 2014 – Nos 1-15

I designed this challenge to help others think about what they might do during National Family History Month. Also as voluntary coordinator of NFHM, it is my job to help promote NFHM and the fantastic sponsors who support it and allow it to continue in August each year. See the list of 31 Activities for Researchers and 31 Activities for Societies on the Resources page of my website. Here are my responses to my first 15 of 31...

Jan 1, 2014

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Accentuate the Positive Geneameme 2013...

Well known geneablogger Geniaus has again invited the genealogy blogging community to her annual Accentuate the Positive Geneameme. As usual I can’t resist the challenge so below are my responses to her twenty questions. Anyone can join in this activity in their own blog post but don’t forget to let Geniaus know too so that she can link all responses into her original blog post. Write as much or as little as you want. Remember to accentuate the...

Aug 29, 2013

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31 Activities for Societies during NFHM – the Final 16!...

For National Family History Month I compiled a list of 31 activities for researchers and 31 activities for genealogy/family history societies to think about during August. Read about the first 15 activities for societies here and below is the final 16. 16 Convert your card indexes (if any) to a computer database for easier access (not to mention a back up copy) Rekeying data can be a time consuming and boring task but it is worthwhile as it...

Aug 28, 2013

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31 Activities for NFHM (researchers) – The Final 16!...

For National Family History Month 2013 I created a list of 31 activities for researchers to do. My blog for the first 15 activities is here.   Here are the final 16 activities: 16 Attend or listen to a webinar There has been little time for this luxury but one site that I like to check out is Legacy Family Tree webinars. I use Legacy software for my own family history but their webinars are on all kinds...

Aug 20, 2013

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31 Activities For Societies During NFHM – the first 15!...

My 31 Activities For Societies During National Family History Month August 2013 Here are my reasons for suggesting these first 15 activities: 1 Hold a NFHM event (this could be your regular August meeting renamed or even a library open day) Now that NFHM is a month long event, smaller societies can easily become involved by simply calling their regular August meeting, NFHM meeting. By advertising your event/s on the NFHM web calendar more people are likely to...

Aug 15, 2013

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31 Activities for NFHM (researchers) – The First Fifteen!...

My 31 Activities For Researchers During National Family History Month August 2013   Here are the first 15 activities: 1 Visit your local library and explore the genealogy and local history sections My local library is the Bribie Island branch of the Moreton Bay Region Libraries and it is also home of the Bribie Island Historical Society. Since I have been living here the Library has run a number of genealogy seminars and I’m giving a talk there...