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  • 01:09

    So What? Dr. Shelley Murphy

    in History

    Have you searched for records and finally found that special person you have been looking for?  So what?  What does the record tell you?  Is this all that you need?


    Join Dr. Shelley Murphy, aka "familytreegirl" for a discussion on the "SO WHAT" concept?  "So What" is a concept used in the Midwestern African American Genealogy Institute to help analyze genealogical records and resources. The goal is to question the value of the evidence and plan the path to new leads and discoveries. 


    Shelley Murphy, aka "familytreegirl" is a native of Michigan. Shelley has been an avid genealogist for over 25 years researching the Davis, Marsh, Goens/Goins/Goings, Roper, Boyer, Worden, Cureton, & Murphy, etc. family lines. She attends and presents at local and national conferences and currently works for a nonprofit and serves as adjunct faculty at Averett University. In addition, Shelley is a founding member and current President of the Afro-American Historical Genealogical Society Chapter of Central Virginia. 

  • 00:59

    USCT Civil War Widows' Pension Stories with Tonya Hull and Antoinette Broussard

    in History

    Tonya M. Hull has been researching for 30 years. She is a genealogical researcher, lecturer and writer. She was the lead researcher for the PBS series it’s A Family Reunion, Co-Author of “African Americans of Giles County”.  She has served as president for a local genealogical society. She is currently studying to become a certified genealogist. 


    Antoinette Broussard has contributed biographies to the African American National Biography (edited by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Oxford Press 2008) and to Harlem of the West (photographer Lewis Watts and editor Elizabeth Pepin, Chronicle Books, 2006). She is currently a writer and co-producer for the Days With Zahrah television show (ABC7), and periodically appear on the show as Ms. Etiquette. In addition, she has  co-authored the forthcoming book, Days With Zahrah Travel Guide (May 2015), and has also published various articles on the accomplishments of her great aunt, Dr. Nettie Craig Asberry—a civil rights activist, and her cousin, Lulu Craig Sadler—a pioneer educator.


     

  • 01:25

    Genetic Genealogy Standards and More with Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.

    in History

    Explore the new Genetic Genealogy Standards ( www.geneticgenealogystandards.com), GEDmatch.com, and genetic genealogy in general with Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.


    Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D. (Biochemistry), J.D., is an intellectual property attorney in Syracuse, New York.  In 2007 he started The Genetic Genealogist blog, one of the most respected and easy to understand of the blogs on this topic. He is an instructor for genetic genealogy courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research, and Family Tree University. Blaine was also recently elected to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society’s Board of Trustees.

  • 01:10

    Chief Langley returns with Misconceptions of Colonial History

    in History

    Most of the history that we acquire comes not from history textbooks or classroom lectures but from images that we receive from movies, television, childhood stories, and folklore. Together, these images exert a powerful influence upon the way we think about the past. Some of these images are true; others are false.  Slavery comes to mention who were they Slaves were they all African. What about British Convicts who were lable as Indentured servants. Rarely is this ever mention. Learning history and knowing thats of information that has been suppress and omitted will make one and effective family historian and genealogist. 

  • 00:49

    Genealogist, Gist family, African Am., Native Am , White Abolitionist

    in Education

    Join The Gist of Freedom as we speak with two Gist family genealogists, Dr. Natalie Pierce and Mr. James E. Gist. 


    Peter Gist Still the long lost enslaved brother of the Father of The Underground Railroad,  William Still. After 40 years Peter is reunited with his mother Charity Still!


    Samuel Gist was a resident of Great Britain and Virginia. In his will, Gist insisted his daughter free all the slaves she owned on the Gould Hill Plantation in Virginia. She complied and establish 6 free Gist Settlements throughout Ohio. Many of the descendants of the enslaved Gist settlers still live on the settlement.


    Samuel Gist was orphaned.  In 1739,  he was shipped to Virginia where he was indentured. 


    Sequoyah (George Gist) created the Cherokee alphabet, the syllabary.


    Secessionist South Carolina Governor – William Henry Gist, 1858-1860 The first to secede

  • 00:59

    Problem Solving in Genealogical Research with Mary M.Tedesco

    in History

     


    Problem Solving in Genealogical Research
    (Strategies / ideas for breaking through your genealogy brick walls.)


    MARY M. TEDESCO is a professional genealogist, speaker, and author. She is a Host / Genealogist on the PBS TV series Genealogy Roadshow (season 2) and the Founder of ORIGINS ITALY. Mary speaks Italian and travels often to Italy to conduct client genealogical research and visit family. Mary is the co-author of Tracing Your Italian Ancestors an 84-page Italian research guide published by Moorshead Magazines. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Boston University and a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University’s Center for Professional Education. In addition to her Italian ancestry (Calabria, Trentino-Alto Adige, and Tuscany) on her father’s side, she also has deep American roots (German, Irish, Danish & English) on her mother’s side and is proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Mary is a member of a number of local and national genealogical societies and serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Genealogical Council. She can be contacted at www.originsitaly.com


     

  • 00:49

    Genealogist, Gist family, African Am., Native Am , White Abolitionist

    in Culture

    Peter Gist Still the long lost enslaved brother of the Father of The Underground Railroad,  William Still. After 40 years Peter is reunited with his mother Charity Still!


    Samuel Gist was a resident of Great Britain and Virginia. In his will, Gist insisted his daughter free all the slaves she owned on the Gould Hill Plantation in Virginia. She complied and establish 6 free Gist Settlements throughout Ohio. Many of the descendants of the enslaved Gist settlers still live on the settlement.


    Samuel Gist was orphaned.  In 1739,  he was shipped to Virginia where he was indentured. 


    Sequoyah (George Gist) created the Cherokee alphabet, the syllabary.


    Secessionist South Carolina Governor – William Henry Gist, 1858-1860 The first to secede


     

  • 01:52

    Paranormal Kool-Aid & Paranormally Speaking

    in Paranormal

    We've two great paranormal ladies joining us tonight.  First up, Shannon Byers Paranormal Genealogist.  What is that, you might ask?  Well, why don't we find out together!  Shannon is a Paranormal Investigator/Educator, and lectures on how historical research can be fused with the paranormal.   She co-founded the team Timeless Paranormal, which has been featured in a television documentary! Can she help us seperate fact from fiction in the para-histories of locations?
    Next up, Linda Masanimptewa! She had her first paranormal experience over twenty years ago, and in increasing intensity ever since.  Including being choked by a shadow figure!  She is co-founder of L&D Paranormal Speakers, and has written a book about her experiences, True Ghost Experiences and The Other Unexplained.  Tonight we hope to get a taste of the hauntings of Las Vegas, her local stomping grounds!


    Take a sip of the Kool-Aid! What's your flavor? 


    Discussions on Paranormal Phenomena: Ghost/Spirits, Psychics/Mediums, Hauntings, Demonic Possession, Ufology, Alien Abduction, Time Travel, NDE's, Bigfoot/Sasquatch, Conspiracies & All Things Unexplained.


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  • 00:58

    Using Civil Rights Records to Find The Story in Your Family- Antoinette Harrell

    in History

    Using Civil Rights Records to Find The Story In Your Community and Family


    Please join genealogist and family historian Antoinette Harrell for a discussion of how and why researchers will want to explore the Civil Rights records to find relatives that were engaged in the Civil Rights movement throughout the South.  Ms. Harrell will use a case example of Mr. Herbert Lee a Civil Rights leader from Amite County, Mississippi to illustrate what was documented in Federal Records about him.


    Antoinette Harrell, a renowned genealogist, author and blogger whose genealogical research has been featured on Nightline News, People Magazine and many other national and international public media. Harrell is the host and producer of Nurturing Our Roots Television and Nurturing Our Roots Blog Talk Radio and was appointed Honorary Attorney General in the State of Louisiana in 2003 for her studies in genealogy. She is also one of the recipients of the ASLAH Award in 2013 for her outstanding services as a humanitarian activist and film maker and has been featured in “Chronicle On Civil Rights” & Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles a National Movement.


    The Department of Justice Records are available under the Civil Rights Division at the National Archives.


    The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, created in 1957 by the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, works to uphold the civil and constitutional rights of all Americans, particularly some of the most vulnerable members of our society. The Division enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status and national origin.

  • 00:57

    Using Civil Rights Records to Find the Story with Antoinette Harrell

    in History

    Using Civil Rights Records to Find The Story In Your Community and Family


    Please join genealogist and family historian Antoinette Harrell for a discussion of how and why researchers will want to explore the Civil Rights records to find relatives that were engaged in the Civil Rights movement throughout the South.  Ms. Harrell will use a case example of Mr. Herbert Lee a Civil Rights leader from Amite County, Mississippi to illustrate what was documented in Federal Records about him.


    Antoinette Harrell, a renowned genealogist, author and blogger whose genealogical research has been featured on Nightline News, People Magazine and many other national and international public media. Harrell is the host and producer of Nurturing Our Roots Television and Nurturing Our Roots Blog Talk Radio and was appointed Honorary Attorney General in the State of Louisiana in 2003 for her studies in genealogy. She is also one of the recipients of the ASLAH Award in 2013 for her outstanding services as a humanitarian activist and film maker and has been featured in “Chronicle On Civil Rights” & Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles a National Movement.


    The Department of Justice Records are available under the Civil Rights Division at the National Archives.


    The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, created in 1957 by the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, works to uphold the civil and constitutional rights of all Americans, particularly some of the most vulnerable members of our society. The Division enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status and national origin.


     


     


     

  • 01:13

    Becoming A Professional Genealogist - Lisa B. Lee

    in History

    9pm Est, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific
    Do you know what it takes to become a professional genealogist?
    Join host Bernice Bennett and  Lisa B. Lee for a discussion of the process of what you need to know and do to become a professional genealogist.
    Professional genealogist Lisa B. Lee, is owner of GotGenealogy.com, a Web site designed to help genealogists make the most of their online searches. A graduate of the National Institute for Genealogical Studies (University of Toronto), she obtained her PLCGS with certificates in U.S., Canadian and Irish genealogy and methodology. Since the inception of ExpertConnect, by Ancestry.com in 2009, Ms. Lee was one of the original Experts, and conducted professional research for clients in the U.S. and Europe, until the demise of ExpertConnect in Early 2011. In addition to the Got Genealogy Gazette, dozens of her articles have been published in numerous genealogical journals and newsletters in North America.