'Find the intersection' is fantastic advice by Eric Hinson. Lots of really great story tips and advice here but this one stands out as it is the one that so many organizations struggle with. 'Your story comes to life at the intersection of your brand’s identity and your audience’s needs.' Great way to put it!
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Every year around the “Gotta Get Organized!” time of year, I give away one free information product that helps folks just like you organize photo collections. This year, I asked my email list subscribers and readers to tell me about […]
Louisiana’s magnificent antebellum plantation homes draw thousands of visitors each year to the state. The tourists come to see the stately live oaks, the imposing columns, the luxurious 19th-century furnishings.But what the visitors most probably won’t encounter is any meaningful …
The history of the slavery have been left out on many of the tours. When I take the plantation tours (and I have been on many) I always asked about a typical day of a slave on that plantation. Many of tour guides have a problem in answering. I feel the complete story should be told. The good, the bad and the ugly. This is part of the United States history no matter how bad it is.
“Until the lion has his historian, the hunter will always be a hero.”
“ Mississippi newspaper archives to be digitized DeSoto Appeal JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has received a $274,000 grant to digitize 100,000 pages of state newspapers published between 1836 and 1922.”
Via Marylène Goulet
“ The FamilySearch Blog contains a short article by Thom Reed that points to a much longer article that explains why FamilySearch is working with commercial genealogy vendors to share data and other resources.”
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“ Would you or your genealogy society like to transcribe some records? If so, you will want to look at a new online transcription tool just announced by Mocavo. It isn't available yet as it is still being tested.”
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“It’s February and that means it’s American Heart Month. Before you skip this article, ask yourself – no matter what your age – is there a history of heart disease, high cholesterol or high blood pressure in your family?”
“Deseret News Genealogy: Back up your data Deseret News When I think about my genealogy research, I realize without the computer, scanner, digital camera, printers and many other peripherals, I would have been able to do much less.”
I will be conducting an advance genealogy workshop Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 1:00pm in the Auditorium of the New Orleans Main Public Library. Leonard Smith III is a retired Senior Field Engineer turned Genealogy Technology Expert. He has spent countless hours documenting his own family history. His research has taken him around the state ...
“'12 Years' descendants proud of family history Rochester Democrat and Chronicle The family learned about their history in the late 1990s after visiting Saratoga Springs for the annual Solomon Northup Day celebration, now held every July.”
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