Preparing for the 1940 Census Release: Episode 38

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Jul 14 2011 42 mins   3

Get acquainted with Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Websites of 2011. David A. Fryxell points out some of his favorite resources.

Ep. 38: July 2011

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In this episode:

News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

It’s never too early to start preparing for next year’s 1940 census release. Diane chats with us about finding your ancestor’s 1940 census enumeration district.

Top Tips: 101 Best Websites

Author David Fryxell shares some of his personal favorites from his new article Dazzling Destinations covering the 101 Best Websites from the September 2011 issue of the magazine. Dave’s favorites include:

* Daughters of the American Revolution* Virginia Memory* Cook County Illinois Vital Records* One Step Web Pages by Steve Morse

Sponsor Spotlight: Visit Salt Lake

Visit Salt Lake is the go-to website for any family historian planning a visit to Salt Lake City, Utah. Read Lisa Louise Cooke’s genealogy blog posts at the Visit Salt Lake blog

Safe Keeping: Online Backup Services

Grace offers advice on backing up your digital files. Check out these four services:

* BackupMyTree* Carbonite* DropBox* Mozy

Family Tree University Crash Course

FTU Dean Grace Dobush interviews Lisa Louise Cooke about her Google Earth for Genealogy course.

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Allison chats with us about Family Tree University’s Summer 2011 Virtual Conference. Join us August 19-21, 2011, at a genealogy conference you can attend in your slippers.

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