Three weeks ago, I pointed out a twenty four year-old article from Mother Earth News, about people tracing the genealogy, as it were, of their homes.
An article by Kimberly Powell popped up this weekend at About.com, that is either brand-new, or has been updated recently, about this very topic.
If you are a Windows user, and have a lot of information, and let’s face it, being a genealogist you probably do, whether it’s photos, documents in various formats (text, word processor, Adobe Acrobat/PDF, etc.), as well as important email, you might want to give Google Desktop 2.0 (beta) a quick look.
Paula S. Felder originally started to write an article for The Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg.com) about Shelby Foote’s connections to the Fredericksburg (VA) area, but it ended up being a little more than she expected.
Another good genealogy article by Jim Gilchrist, at Scotsman.com (The Scotsman) about how popular genealogy is becoming, especially in the celebrity world.
Good story at MSNBC.com, by Sudarsan Raghavan, about how tought it can be for some people to research their family’s history. It goes into detail about a delicate area that many people don’t want to discuss – slavery, and how it can impact genealogy research for some folks, as well as how far we’ve come [...]