• 01:00

    Genealogy Outreach: Middle Schools

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Genealogy Outreach: Middle Schools. Our guest this week will be Angie Rodesky, Tennessee genealogist, blogger and guest on an episode of “How the States Got Their Shapes” on H2. We will follow up our previous conversation and learn about Angie’s recent experiences in teaching and promoting genealogy to middle school students. We will also be featuring FGS member society the Montana State Genealogical Society in our weekly Society Spotlight feature.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 00:55

    Getting the Next Generation Involved

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Getting the Next Generation Involved. Our guest this week will be Tina Lyons, Vice President of the Indiana Genealogical Society and as Publicity Chair of the FGS 2013 Conference. She will share her ideas on how to entice the next generation of genealogy researchers. Our Society Spotlight this week will showcase the Oregon Genealogical Society.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 00:56

    Planning Your Genealogy Society Research Trip

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Planning Your Genealogy Society Research Trip. Our guest this week will be Pat Oxley, past President of FGS.  Together we will be discussing the adventures of planning a research trip for your society. Our Society Spotlight this week will showcase the Lincoln-Lancaster Genealogical Society.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 00:59

    Unconferences for Your Genealogy Society

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Unconferences: Alternative Educational Opportunity for Your Genealogy Society. Our guests this week will be Amanda French, Research Assistant Professor and THATCamp Coordinator at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and Jon Voss, the Historypin Strategic Partnerships Director at We Are What We Do.  Together we will be discussing the concept of unconferencing and how it can provide a fun and unique educational experience for your society. In addition, this episode’s Society Spotlight will feature the Texas Czech Genealogical Society.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 00:54

    Genealogy Tourism and Your Society

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Genealogy Tourism and Your Society. Our guest this week will be Todd Stallbaumer, Marketing Director with the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department.  We will also be having a more in-depth discussion with Janice Cronan of FGS member society, the Bay County (Florida) Genealogical Society.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 00:58

    Book Vendors: Your Genealogy Society Conference Best Friend

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Book Vendors: Your Genealogy Society Conference's Best Friend. Our guest this week will be Martha Mercer, of Maia’s Books.  We will also continue our series on FGS 2013 Conference featured speakers by having a conversation with Kris Rzepczynski, FGS Director and Archivist at the Archives of Michigan. We will also be featuring FGS member society the Bay County (Florida) Genealogical Society in our weekly Society Spotlight segment.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 01:00

    Kickstarter Funding for Your Genealogy Society Project

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Kickstarter Funding for Your Genealogy Society Project. Our first guest this week will be Kathleen Brandt of a3Genealogy whose Kickstarter project is to fund the digitization and transcription of the ex-slave Marriages of Saline County, Missouri. Our next guest will be Maureen Taylor, the “Photo Detective.” Maureen is using Kickstarter to produce “Revolutionary Voices”, a documentary of the 200 photographs of individuals who lived during the Revolutionary War. We will also be featuring FGS member society the Indiana Genealogical Society in our weekly Society Spotlight segment.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 01:01

    Vanishing History: Burial Database of Enslaved Africans

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Vanishing History: Burial Database Project of Enslaved African Americans. Our first guest this week will be Sandra Arnold, founder and principal developer of the Burial Database Project of Enslaved African Americans. The mission of the project, currently housed in the Department of African and African American Studies at Fordham University in New York City, is to identify, document and memorialize burial sites of the enslaved, most of which are abandoned or undocumented.  We will also be kicking off our series on FGS 2013 Conference featured speakers by having a conversation with J. Mark Lowe. We will also be featuring FGS member society the Hamilton County (Ohio) Genealogical Society in our weekly Society Spotlight segment.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 01:00

    FHISO: Family History Standards for Your Genealogy Society

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled FHISO: Family History Standards for Your Genealogy Society. Our guest this week will be Roger Moffat, co-organizer of FHISO. Join us as we discuss standardization in the genealogical community. We will also be featuring FGS member society the Illinois State Genealogical Society in our weekly Society Spotlight feature.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 00:42

    Promoting Genealogy to a Larger Audience

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Promoting Genealogy to a Larger Audience. Our guest this week will be Angie Rodesky, Tennessee genealogist, blogger and guest on a recent episode of “How the States Got Their Shapes” on H2. Join us as we discuss Angie’s experience in that program and what each of us could do to promote our efforts in unique ways. We will also be featuring FGS member society the Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society in our weekly Society Spotlight feature.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

  • 00:59

    FindMyPast.com and Its Partnership with FGS

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    Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.
    This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled FindMyPast.com and Its Partnership with the Federation of Genealogical Societies. Our guest this week will be Elaine Collins, Business Development Director for brightsolid. Join us as we discuss the new partnership between FindMyPast.com and FGS and what it may mean for your society. We will also be featuring FGS member society the Dutchess County Genealogical Society in our weekly Society Spotlight feature.
    Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

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