During my break in podcasting DearMYRTLE's Family History Hour, Ol' Myrt here spend six weeks working on a whopping 36 episodes of podcasts for our friends at FHExpos.com. While the interviewees talked about their presentations for the 2008 Mesa Arizona Family History Expo, there is significant content available for these podcasts to be of interest to all genealogists.
Listen by clicking on the links below. Alternately, you may add Family History Expos podcasts to your personal copy of iTunes. You don't need an iPod to listen, just turn up those computer speakers.
Here's the lineup of my 2008 Family History Expos Genealogy Podcast interviews:
Episode 1 - features Holly Hansen, President of FHExpos.com, formerly MyAncestorsFound.com. She discusses the change in emphasis for her company including expanded regional expos, and the role her work plays in educating family historians and featuring experienced presenters and vendors at her events.
Episode 2 - features Sue Clark to discuss Ellis Island and the immigrant experience.
Episode 3 - features Barry Ewell to discuss "If Sherlock Holmes were a Genealogist, and digital photography.
Episode 4 - features Gordon Booth discussing beginning English ancestral research.
Episode 6 - features Betsy Frith Gottsponer, MLS discussing beginning genealogy research challenges.
Episode 10 - features Billy Edgington, with expertise in Native American ancestral research. We discuss homestead and donation land claims.
Episode 11 - features Laura Best from EchoRoad to discuss preserving, storing and displaying family documents and heirlooms without harming them.
Episode 17 - features Arlene H. Eakle, Ph. D. from the Genealogical Institute, www.ArleneEakle.com, to discuss early Virginia research including jurisdictional challenges, property records. We also mention evaluating genealogical evidence.
Episode 20 – features Kimberly Savage, VP of Family History Expos, to discuss the schedule of presenters, lodging, exhibitors and notable speakers for the 2008 Mesa Arizona Family History Expo.
Episode 21 – features Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph. D. of www.CircleMending.org to discuss how to make the move from paper to electronic recordkeeping and "Genealogy on Wheels" doing family history research in an RV.
Episode 22 – features Tom Underhill of www.creativecontinuum.com to discuss professional book design, full-color short run publishing, layout & typesetting and 10 things to do with your digital camera.
Episode 23 – features Janene Morgan, from Family History Expos to discuss getting organized from the ground up. (I need this class!)
Episode 26 – features Annaleise Dearinger from www.FamilySearch.org to discuss the Pedigree Resource File. The index is online, and the details are currently available at Family History Centers on CD.
Episode 28 - features Michael Brubaker, archivist and genealogists at the Atlanta History Center in Georgia. He discusses the prospects of conducting oral history interviews and the use of newspapers in our ancestral quest.
Episode 30 - features Geoff Rasmussen from www.LegacyFamilyTree.com, who provides an overview of Legacy software, and how the built-in research guidance can assist with genealogy brick walls.
Episode 31 - features Suzanne Russo Adams from www.Ancestry.com to discuss what's new at Ancestry.com.
Happy family tree climbing!
Your friend in genealogy.
DearMYRTLE's Facebook® Group Message Board
© 2008 Pat Richley All Rights Reserved.
This and previous blog entries are fully searchable by going to http://blog.DearMYRTLE.com. Myrt welcomes queries and research challenges, but regrets she is unable to answer each personally.