Friday, September 9, 2011

FGS Lectures to Order on CD


This week I wish I was at the national Federation of Genealogical Societies conference in Springfield, Illinois. Many of my genealogy friends are there along with some of the best genealogical speakers in the country. I made my "wish list" of lectures to order on CD (which I do for every national conference). For this conference there is a new company recording the lectures,  Fleetwood Onsite Conference Recording, Inc. According to Dick Eastman's blog the recordings will be available for download as well as on CD and can be ordered at http://www.fltwood.com/onsite/ once the Fleetwood employees return home from the conference. 

Here are my picks for the sessions I wish I could have attended and may order on CD. For those attended the FGS conference I would love to know what you thought of these presentations, and also what presentations were your favorites.

Reasons for Not Serving in the Civil War by Craig Roberts Scott, CG  T218

Going Beyond the Bare Bones: Reconstructing Your Ancestors' Lives by Thomas W. Jones, CG  T236

Researching Your Indian Wars Ancestor Before the Civil War by Craig Roberts Scott, CG  F320

Using 'Correlation' to Reveal Facts That No Record States by Thomas W. Jones, CG  F333

After Mustering Out: Researching Civil War Veterans by Amy Johnson Crow  F304

Developing Genealogical Skills: Mentoring from Novice to Expert by Melinde Lutz Sanborn  F341

Apps Galore for the Professional Genealogist by Pam & Rick Sayre    F349

Lessons from a Snoop: Collaterals and Associates by Debra Mieszala  F350

Researching Your New York Ancestors Through NewYorkAncestors.org by Christopher Child  S421

Evidence: Guidelines for Evaluating Genealogical Sources by Linda Woodward Geiger, CG  S422

Online, On Microfilm, and in Print: Finding Ancestors in Newspapers by James L. Hansen  S432

The Genealogical Proof Standard: What It Is and What It is Not by Thomas W. Jones, CG  S443

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