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Attendance, Breakfast, Luncheons, & the NGS Banquet at Richmond

The following is from NGS: Have you registered for the NGS Family History Conference in Richmond? The deadline for pre-conference registration is 22 April 2014. Registration will be available on-site beginning at 12:00 noon, 6 May 2014, in the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Registration for all meals, social events, and workshops closes on 22 April […]

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NGS Call for Papers Deadline is 1 April 2014 for the 2015 St. Charles, MO Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: National Genealogical Society Call for Papers Deadline is 1 April 2014 for the 2015 Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri Arlington, VA, 25 March 2014: The National Genealogical Society continues to accept lecture proposals from speakers and organizations for the NGS 2015 Family History Conference, Crossroads […]

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Live Streaming of 10 Lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society NGS 2014 Family History Conference Richmond, VA 7–10 May 2014 The National Genealogical Society announces the live streaming of ten lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference. The upcoming conference will be the first time NGS has provided a portion of the conference to NGS members […]

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National Genealogical Society Announces Release of Mobile Conference App for the 2014 Family History Conference

National Genealogical Society Announces Release of Mobile Conference App 2014 Family History Conference – Richmond, Virginia 7 May 2014 ARLINGTON, VA, 20 February 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces the release of the Mobile Conference App for the NGS 2014 Family History Conference, which will be held 7-10 May 2014, in Richmond, Virginia. To […]

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National Genealogical Society Announces Official Blogger & Social Media Press Registration for the 2014 Conference in Richmond, Virginia May 7 to 10

The following news release is from the National Genealogical Society: Arlington, VA, 30 JANUARY 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces the opening of Official Blogger and Social Media Press registration for the 2014 Family History Conference, which will be held 7–10 May 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. In recognition of the important media role played […]

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Deadline for Entering the Annual NGS Newsletter Competition is 31 Dec 2013

The following was received from the National Genealogical Society: I would like to remind our member societies and organizations that the deadline for entering your newsletter in our annual newsletter competition is fast approaching. Entries may be sent either electronically or by the US Postal Service and must be postmarked by 31 December 2013. There […]

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Registration Opens for the National Genealogical Society’s 2014 Family History Conference

I see that registration for the NGS Conference in Virginia is now open at the NGS website. I plan to be there, and hope to meet and visit with many of you folks there. Following is the latest announcement from the National Genealogical Society. Richmond, Virginia, 7–10 May 2014 – Virginia: The First Frontier ARLINGTON, […]

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National Genealogical Society Seeks Nominations for the 2014 Genealogy Hall of Fame

The following was received from Christine Rose: Would your society like to honor a genealogist whose exemplary work lives on today? Perhaps there was a notable genealogist in your state or county whose name should be memorialized in the NGS Hall of Fame. If so, the National Genealogical Society would like to hear from you. […]

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2014 NGS Family History Conference Registration Brochure & Program Now Online

The following news release is from the National Genealogical Society: NGS is pleased to announce the program for the 2014 Family History Conference is now available in a sixteen-page Registration Brochure, which can be downloaded at http://goo.gl/KwHTix. The online version of the program is also available on the conference website at conference.ngsgenealogy.org. Conference registration opens […]

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Shirley Langdon Wilcox Award goes to Julie Potter Miller, CG

Julie Miller received the Shirley Langdon Wilcox Award last night. She certainly earned it. Although I won’t attempt to go into details here, I can attest to the fact that this lady makes good things happen for us genealogists! I’m very pleased that she she received this award. Cool… The following was received from the […]

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2013 NGS Awards!

The following was received from the National Genealogical Society: NGS held its annual banquet on Friday evening, 10 May, at the NGS 2013 Family History Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, to present awards that acknowledge and honor genealogical scholarship and service. Each year, these awards are presented to organizations and individuals who have made outstanding […]

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Got Black Sheep?

I get to see my friend, Ron Arons, at many of the genealogy conferences, as he often shows up (in costume?), and tells us about his nefarious ancestors. A few years back, Ron wrote an excellent book about The Jews of Sing-Sing. That got him started as being the go-to guy when one wanted information […]

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Thoughts on the National Genealogical Society

I’ve been attending conferences sponsored by the National Genealogical Society since 1985. I’ve missed a couple, including the Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, conference held sometime in the 1990s (That was way back in the 20th century). My first immersion in NGS activities was in 1982, when I had the opportunity to attend the final 2-week National […]

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Irish Ancestry? Check Out Eneclann

Several weeks ago, I got a call from from my friend, Brian Donovan, in Ireland. He was making plans to attend the National Genealogical Society conference in Las Vegas, and was trying to come up with a way of displaying Eneclann’s CD-ROMs. He just happened to call the right person, as Family Roots Publishing has […]

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Bev & Lew Palmer’s Fun Stuff

Bev and Lew Palmer are hanging out in NGS Exhibit Hall booth #112. They own a unique business called “Fun Stuff of Genealogists.” They have “stuff” that genealogists can use. I walked through their booth and made note of the following items: T-shirts Magnifiers Archival pens, pencils, and markers Acid-Free adhesives Bumper stickers Daily Journals […]

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