Monday, June 21, 2010

NGS: Calling all teen genealogists

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at the National Genealogical Society. Please address all inquiries to

Young people with an interest in the history of their family, in search of a summer project, seeking to satisfy a school assignment or club project will want to see the videos of Thomas Adams, the 2009 winner of the National Genealogical Society Rubincam Youth Award. Created by award winning filmmakers Kate Geis and Allen Moore, the videos go live today at the society’s website, and will soon appear on YouTube. The three short segments are:

The Award

Genealogy puts history into personal perspective for high school student Thomas Adams, recipient of the Rubincam Youth Award.

My Research
Young family history sleuth Thomas Adams talks about his "Eureka!" moment.

Inspiring Others
Thomas' discoveries encourage his friends to follow their own roots.

For more information, contact NGS President Jan Alpert at

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