Sunday, May 30, 2010

Weekly Genealogy Picks

Weekly Genealogy Picks --May 23 to May 30
from genealogy blogs, newspaper articles and elsewhere

Thomas MacEntee at Destination: Austin Family was asked how to cite a funeral card.  His response indicates the proper way to cite any artifact from a collection, or a digital image of it from online.

Sharlene Miller at Midwest Genealogy provides an overview of the Major Record Groups for genealogy research as well as the different types of sources.

Daniel Hubbard at Personal Past Meditations discusses A Brief History of Oops - looking at where errors came from in the past, and where they may be coming from in the future.

GovGab discusses Family Genealogy and provides a few government resources you may have missed.

Kathleen Brandt at A3Genealogy presents 5 strategies for finding lynch victims.

Lisa Wallen Logsdon at Old Stones Undeciphered discovers a letter from the KKK in 1920s Beeville, Texas thanking one of her second great grandparents for their 'assistance.'

The Ancestry Insider discusses the difference between sources and citations.

Natalie Cottrell at ProGenealogists lists Seven ways you know when you're a genealogy geek.


James Tanner at Genealogy's Star has had several posts so far this week on the file formats one uses to save digital images.  Parts One, Two, Three, Four.

Google Wave is 1 year old.  Anyone can create an account now. 

Good Morning Silicon Valley has a good entry on Reputation Management, and a recent Pew Internet report.

Other Weekly Lists
Amanuensis Monday: May 24th participants

Note: Some people have started referring to this meme as "Transcription Monday."  I'll list you if I see your post, but if you don't include the word Amanuensis, I might miss it.

Apple at Apple's Tree
Valerie C. at Begin With Craft
"anonymous" at filioagnostic
Martin Hollick at The Slovak Yankee
Greta Koehl at Greta's Genealogy Bog
Lisa Wallen Logsdon at Old Stones Undeciphered
John Newmark at TransylvanianDutch
Heather Wikinson Rojo at Nutfield Genealogy
Randy Seaver at Genea-Musings
Ruth Stephens at BlueBonnet Country Genealogy
Kevin Walker at Who We Were, Are, & Will Be Our Family

If you participated, but don't appear on this list, please, let me know.

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