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Aug 27, 2007

SHOW NOTES Episode 24 

Published August 26, 2007

The National Archives and Records Administration has taken the leap and raised their record reproduction fees.  The new fees don't become effective until October 1, 2007, so youâve go a window of opportunity to order records at the old lower prices. 

Presidential...


Aug 19, 2007

Published August 19, 2007

Episode 23 SHOW NOTES

The Mailbox:

According to alert listener Richard Yehle, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests can receive acknowledgement letters from the US Dept. of Homeland Security / US Citizen and Immigration Services in just two weeks.  Richard's requests were placed on a...


Aug 12, 2007

Published August 12, 2007

THE MAILBOX
"I also wanted to share a couple of photographs with you, she says.  During your third episode, you talked about creative ways to display your family history treasures, and I wanted to share with you something absolutely wonderful my aunt did for me.

When my grandmother had to...


Aug 5, 2007

SHOW NOTES  

Published August 5, 2007

Genealogy Reviews Online blog: Genealogy Gems - You've Got to Check this One Out. 

Lisa's Movie Pick:  Full of Life (1957).  It's a really heartwarming movie about immigrants and their American born children that you can watch comfortably with your kids and your grandkids.  

The...


Episode 20 - German Homeland Part 2, Freedom of Information Act, Christmas in July

Jul 25, 2007

SHOW NOTES

Published July 29, 2007

Book Recommendation:  Home and Home Again by George and Helen Papashvily.

GEM:  German Homeland - Part 2

Here's a checklist of other types of records that might contain information about your ancestor's home town.

  1. Death Certificates
  2. Marriage records
  3. Church...