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Old Fulton New York Post Cards website creator Tom Tryniski joins Jane to talk about his work on the site. Find out why Tom started Old Fulton Post Cards, what goes on behind the scenes and what his plans are for the future. He'll also tell us how he decides what material to include and how best to use the site. http://fultonhistory.com/
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Live from Fort Wayne, IN, today Jane interviews Curt Witcher, Genealogy Center Manager of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne. Having one of the largest genealogy research collections in the world, the ACPL is known for its... more

D. Joshua Taylor, new president of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society and host of The Genealogy Roadshow, joins Jane to talk about the NYG&B's new strategic plan. Josh will tell us how it was developed and what... more

Genetic genealogy educators and bloggers Blaine T. Bettinger, Ph.D., JD, and Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL, the authors of the new book Genetic Genealogy in Practice published by the National Genealogical Society, join Jane to... more

Professional genealogist Gordon Remington joins Jane to talk about New York probate records and his book New York State Probate Records: A Genealogist's Guide to Testate and Intestate Records," published by the New England... more

Helen V. Smith joins Jane today to talk about her latest book, Google: The Genealogist's Friend, and another of her books, Death Certificates and Archaic Medical Terms, both Unlock the Past guide books. Find out how Google can... more

Frank J. Doherty, author of The Settlers of the Beekman Patent (published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society), joins Jane to talk about his multi-volume series. Find out the history of the Beekman Patent in Dutchess... more

Judy Russell, the Legal Genealogist, and Robert Charles Anderson, Director of the Great Migration Studies, join Jane to talk about plagiarism and fabrication in genealogy. We may be stepping on genealogical land mines in our research... more

Jane welcomes Ken Cobb, Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Records and Information Services for the City of New York, and Aaron Goodwin, professional genealogist and author of the new guide to the NYC Municipal... more

Bennett Greenspan, President and CEO of Family Tree DNA, joins Jane to talk about yDNA. Bennett will tell us what yDNA is, how it can be applied to genealogical research, and what to do when we get our results from Family... more