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Don’t Miss New PBS Series

by Memoir Mentor on January 31, 2010

Beginning Wednesday, February 10, PBS will broadcast Faces of America, an inspiring new genealogy series hosted by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., who last year produced the much admired documentary African American Lives. In this new series, Gates shows how the latest tools of genealogy and genetics helped trace the ancestors of 12 famous […]

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What John Colletta Taught Me…

by Memoir Mentor on January 16, 2010

I attended a most interesting conference this week, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. I enrolled in John Colletta’s course, “Producing a Quality Family History.” It was relaxing to be a student rather than a presenter for a change, and I so enjoyed learning from such a charming, capable teacher. I read Colletta’s laudable Only a Few Bones […]

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Where I’ve Been…

by Memoir Mentor on November 3, 2009

I’ve been presenting seminars recently for a variety of groups ,so I haven’t had time for blogging. I spoke to an enthusiastic group of genealogists in the Southern California Genealogy Society in October about writing family histories. At the end of the month my husband and I flew to Pennsylvania and attended the annual conference […]

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