• 00:50

    Chief Langley Genealogy Lecture on ''Historical Barriers and Beliefs''

    in Education

    Persuasion at work always takes place within a network of relationships. A relationship with someone, somewhere will be the starting point for putting your idea “in play,” and relationships with and between people you may not even know will often be the end point for getting it adopted. You need a circle of influence, a network of people who know people who know people. And it may be too late to form such a circle when you are ready to make your sale. The relationships must already be in place. The biggest barriers, of course, arise when you face negative or hostile relationships in the pathway of your idea.  1. Belief Systems, 2, Needs and Interest, 3 Relationships, 4 Creditabilty 

  • 01:15

    Genealogy Your Ancestors and You

    in Education

    Tonite Chief Langley talks about  Southeastern American Indian Genealogy.  Those Native that remain in the southeast. Chief Langley Gives a grassroots approach to understanding  History, Timelines  Customs and Traditions. This lecture will bring many into the understanding of getting beyond brick walls.  This is a spiritual walk of understanding who your ancestors were and who you are.  Remember your old stories  reflect, Remember the daily habits of your ancestors. Remember the herbs and medicines they made,  All these are precious memories that will aid in your research.

  • 00:57

    Chief Langley Lectures on Genealogy, Colonial History and Basic Common Sense.

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    Chief Langley returns with more historical facts of colonial history as it connects with genealogy of many of your ancestors. There so much of history that's been omitted and surpress.  The Colonial Slave trade. American Indians, South Asians,  Oceanic Negroes. European Convicts - Chief Langley takes you on the jounery of living history. 

  • 01:12

    Chief Langley Genealogy Lecture "Beyond the walls of Hope"

    in Education

    Getting beyond genealogical breakwalls may become difficult at times. Chief Langley gives break throught techiques of researching for the unknown. one must become inspired. to believe its not impossible to dream and connect with your ancestors. 

  • 00:31

    Getting Started with Genealogy 101 Part 2

    in Family

    Provide basic information on how to get started with genealogy.  The basic rules of research and various tools available to aid in documenting family history.

  • 00:43

    Mind Maps for Genealogy with Ron Arons

    in History

    Today author Ron Arons joins Jane to talk about his book Mind Maps for Genealogy. Find out what mind maps are, how they can be applied to your genealogy research, and what the best mind mapping software programs are.


    Ron has given 250+ presentations internationally, which has earned him a reputation as a humorous, informative, and inspiring speaker. He has authored three books: The Jews of Sing Sing, WANTED! U.S. Criminal Records, and, most recently, Mind Maps for Genealogy.   In 2006 he appeared on the PBS television series The Jewish Americans as an expert on NY Jewish criminality.  In 2005 he won a Hackman Research Grant from the NY State Archives to continue his research regarding historical Jewish criminals in New York.  Ron earned a B.S. in Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.


    To order the book: http://www.ronarons.com/

  • 01:33

    NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection with David R. Dowell

    in History

    What do you know about DNA?  Have you had your DNA tested and still have questions about your results?


    Join producer and host Bernice Bennett and co-host Victoria Massie for an engaging discussion with ethicist, author, and lecturer David R. Dowell on his book NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection.


    David R. Dowell was an academic librarian for 35 years. He has 2 degrees in history and 2 in library science. He has researched family histories since the 1960s. He is an ethicist, lecturer and author whose two most recent books are Crash Course in Genealogy (2011) and NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection (2014). He formerly taught “Genealogy Research” and “Ethics in the Information Age” at Cuesta College and chaired the Genealogy Committee and the Committee on Professional Ethics of the American Library Association. He blogs on genealogical topics as “Dr. D Digs Up Ancestors” at http://blog.ddowell.com. He coordinates two surname and one haplogroup DNA research projects.


    Dr. Dowell has taught library science courses face-to-face and online for 15 years and made presentations to local, regional and national library groups. He has taught genealogy research classes in both California and Tennessee and made presentations on genetic genealogy to community groups and local genealogy societies in California, Illinois and Tennessee. He is currently lecturing on genealogy research for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University.


     

  • 00:56

    Chief Langley Returns Vacationing with your Ancestors

    in History

    Tonite Lecture details experiences with your ancestors. Understanding that spiritul life continues after death. Balancing the relationship one had with them while on Earth. That relationship and rememberance of them needs to be continued. Your Ancestors are the keys to your genealogy and many times searching for tr ancestry we need to turn to them. Tonite show deals directly with this. If you ever find yourself missing your ancestors this lecture is for you. its spiritual and inspiring,

  • 00:31

    Getting Started With Genealogy 101

    in Family

    Brief intro on how to get started documenting your family history for future genearations.
     

  • 00:59

    Your Family Name Was Not Changed at Ellis Island - Kenneth A. Bravo, JD

    in History

    Why the New York Times is Wrong – Using Basic Genealogy Tools and Methods to Show that Your Family Name Was Not Changed At Ellis Island.


    There is a common misconception, call it an old wives tale or an urban legend, that family names were often changed at Ellis Island.  Such myths gain a great deal of credibility when newspapers such as the New York Times, the country’s “paper of record”, perpetuates these myths by repeating them, in this case in obituaries.


    When Kenneth saw one of these obituaries a few years ago, he wrote to the Times pointing out their error and suggesting sources that they could check to verify what he was saying.  When they seemed to ignore him, he did the research on the family of the person named in the obituary and was able to show what the name was when the family immigrated and how the family name changed as they adapted to life in the United States.  He sent all of the proof to the Times and was still ignored.  Finally the Times responded.  They were not going to do anything to correct the erroneous obituary but suggested they might do a news story on the issue.  The experience led him to do a search of other Times obituaries with the Ellis Island story.  He located about half a dozen.  After doing the research on each, he was able to show the original name for each of them.


    Kenneth A. Bravo received his JD from The Ohio State University, College of Law and his B.A. degree in Economics from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.  He is Vice President of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and, the former president and current member of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland.  Bravo has lectured on a number of genealogical topics.

  • 01:22

    South Carolina Stories: Rennard East, Patricia Lowman Pryor, Elizabeth Robeson

    in History

    The Truth About The Lowman Family Lynchings in Aiken, South Carolina


    Rennard East is a hip hop artist/ songwriter from Philadelphia, PA and one of his new passions is genealogy because he knew nothing about his ancestors when growing up.  Patricia Lowman Pryor has always wondered about the truth concerning her grandmother Bertha Lowman and will share her research and discovery behind this story.


    Historian Elizabeth Robeson - a leading researcher on the Lowman Family Lynchings will provide the political, and social order through which African Americans had to navigate a hostile and dangerous existence in the South. Elizabeth Robeson holds the M.Phil in American history from Columbia University where she was a fellowship doctoral candidate studying under Professor Barbara J. Fields. The Lowman Family Lynchings is the subject of her dissertation and a book manuscript in progress. 


     

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