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Genealogy Writing: Start by Getting Inspired!

Filed in On The Hunt, Skill Building by on 4 June 2014 2 Comments
Genealogy Writing: Start by Getting Inspired!

The Who Hunter kicks off June’s “Genealogy Writing” series with a look at a few of the people who inspire her to become a better family history writer!

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NGS 2014 Conference App is Apptastic!

NGS 2014 Conference App is Apptastic!

The Who Hunter is excited to share with you a complete run through of the feature set for the NGS 2014 Conference App. If you’re using a mobile device at the conference, you want this app! Stay organized, connect with friends and find your way around all from the palm of your hand.

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Rorey’s Rules for Genealogy Conferences: NGS 2014 Edition

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Rorey’s Rules for Genealogy Conferences: NGS 2014 Edition

Is NGS 2014 your first conference? Check out Rorey’s Rules to get the most out of your experience. For the seasoned conference goer, there is something in here for you, too!

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Researching the Present to Preserve the Past

Filed in On The Hunt by on 2 April 2014 5 Comments
Researching the Present to Preserve the Past

After reading a great post by Shelley Bishop of “A Sense of Family” on the genealogy we ought to be doing right now to preserve our family history, I was again reminded of something I’ve been meaning to share with you. Two areas of research often missing in discussions of what genealogists should be doing today to preserve their family history for tomorrow.

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Newspapers.com: A Second Look

Filed in On The Hunt, Reviews by on 21 March 2014 40 Comments
Newspapers.com: A Second Look

Unwilling to jump on the Newspapers.com bandwagon when it first launched, and pay Ancestry.com yet another subscription fee I chose not to add this site to my budget. It’s time to take another look to see if my opinion has changed.

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World War II Genealogy: More Than Soldiers

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World War II Genealogy: More Than Soldiers

When researching your World War II genealogy, are you thinking only about your military ancestors? The war impacted everyone in ways large and small.

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Reflections on One Crazy Year in Genealogy

Filed in On The Hunt, Welcome by on 10 February 2014 2 Comments
Reflections on One Crazy Year in Genealogy

No, this is not a really late “Did I Meet My 2013 Goals” review. Check out what we are going to be talking about at “On The Hunt” this year.

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Who Hunter Must Reads: Generations by Jennifer Holik

Filed in On The Hunt, Reading List by on 3 February 2014 1 Comment
Who Hunter Must Reads: Generations by Jennifer Holik

The Who Hunter recommends adding Generations by Jennifer Holik to your “Must Read” list of blog. Her Military Monday series is not to be missed.

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