It seems like every day I'm learning something new from any number of my fellow genealogists, but often times these snippets don't really need their own blog post - they already speak for themselves. So, like many of my fellow genealogy bloggers
, I thought I would start a weekly roundup of new sites, blog posts, and other items that I've found interesting in the world of online genealogy.
Lecture tapes from the recent FGS National Genealogy Conference in Philadelphia, PA - They don't have the session spreadsheet online yet, but you can find the program on the FGS Conference Web site and order tapes of the lectures that interest you (note: not all were recorded).
FGS 2008 Videos on RootsTelevision.com - If you didn't make it to Philadelphia for the conference, Megan Smolenyak and Marcy Brown, along with Dick Eastman, are putting a great series of video interviews online for free viewing.
Historic and Current Photos of Krakow - My great-grandparents were married in Krakow, so thanks to Jasia for highlighting this beautiful site!
Truth or Goof? Where's the Proof? - An excellent example of sorting out the concepts of "fact" and "truth"; original and derivative sources; primary and secondary information; and direct and indirect evidence by Mary Penner on 24/7 Family History Circle.
Are You a Transitional Genealogist? If you're a family history "hobbyist" who would love to make a living through genealogy, Christy Fillerup covers several professional development options and support groups in this article on the GenealogyandFamilyHistory Blog.
Smile for the Camera - A Carnival of Images - fabulous hairdos, crazy headgear, and the glorious objects of "crowning glory" are the subject of the 5th edition of this wonderful photo blog carnival.