March 24, 2017

Memorial Day: Honoring America’s fallen

SAN DIEGO, May 24, 2016 – Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday commemorating fallen veterans, observed annually on the last Monday in May. Originally known as Decoration Day, it was first celebrated in 1868 following the end of the Civil War, as an attempt to heal a divided nation while also honoring the soldiers… [Read more…]

Sampson Go Mic and FlipPal™ Story Scans Are A Family Match Made In Heaven

Flippal

What’s the use of recording your family photo’s history if your recording isn’t top notch? In my book, I want the best, and I’ve found that the good people at FlipPal ™ now have a premier portable USB device that clips right on your MAC or PC.

Samson Go Mic portable USB microphone Here’s what it says on the FlipPal site about this recording device.

Samson Go Mic

$44.99

The Samson Go Mic is perfect for recording voice for StoryScans talking images, retaining the full fidelity of the speaker and reducing background noise. It records impeccable CD quality audio. Superior to the microphone that is built into laptop, phone, or tablet that is prone to hum, hiss, and tinny sound. Connect to your PC or Mac using USB – no drivers required.

Have you downloaded Genealogy Tip of the Day App Yet?

If you haven’t done so yet, you can find Michael John Neill’s  Genealogy Tip of the Day app that can be located in the Apple iTunes Store or at Google Play store Android Apps as well as on Facebook where he has over 50,000 subscribers! The app is FREE!

 

 

PBS host discusses secrets of tracing African-American genealogy

Kenyatta D. Berry can trace some of her African-American ancestors back to the 1790s. Even for a professional genealogist who serves as a host of the popular TV show “Genealogy Roadshow” on PBS, that’s quite an accomplishment. Doing family research poses unique challenges for African-Americans, who often hit what is called “the slavery wall” once they… [Read more…]

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