1. Holiday Special Genealogy Boot Camp

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    The Holiday Special Boot Camp was a free event and the handout is free of charge as well (http://www.hackgenealogy.com/holidayspecialhandout). The content below was covered during the live webinar and is listed in order with a corresponding time stamp. Introduction 0:00 Black Sheep Ancestors 09:30 Cluster and Collateral Research 25:55 Foreign Records Research 39:00 Research Prep and Research Logs 49:50 Goal Setting and Time Management 1:04:56 Google Searching 1:13:15 Immigration and Naturalization 1:28:09 INTERMISSION 1:41:10 Writing Your Family History 1:45:45 Organizing Photos 1:58:10 Sharing Without Boring 2:21:00 Copyright 2:29:30 After You’re Gone 2:48:20 If you feel there is some value to the recording or the handout, feel free to donate a few dollars using this link: http://hackgenealogy.com/donate. Remember that 25% of proceeds from this event go to the Preserve the Pensions program to help preserve and digitize War of 1812 Pension File records. For more information, please email us at hackgenealogy@gmail.com or visit http://www.hackgenealogy.com.

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    • SA-043 Bartels - The Many Facets of the National Archives Website

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      Southern California Genealogical Society Seminar Series. This 2011 seminar with Kerry Bartels. This talk demonstrates how genealogists can use the National Archives website to determine what records are in the National Archives. Since most genealogists use less than 1% of the relevant records in the National Archives, this is a valuable skill. Also demonstrated are examples of records with great genealogical value that are little known and little used by genealogists. Sponsor: The National Archives at Riverside.

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      • Everything You Want To Know About Jamboree

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        Everything You Want To Know About Jamboree with Leo Myers, Paula Hinkel, and Vicki Hilb. Presented on May 31, 2014 as part of the Southern California Genealogical Society's Webinar series (Jamboree Extension Series).

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        • Der Kunstmaler Robert Rudolf Hoffmann

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          Der Kunstmaler Robert Rudolf Hoffmann (1858 - 1930), Film von Doris Lohse und Christoph Lohse, Berlin

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          • Sneak Peek at the Upcoming Jamboree

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            Get the inside story on the 44th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree before the event: Friday through Sunday, June 7-9, 2013.

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            • TOGETHER AGAIN: How secrets hidden in a drawer changed a family's history

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              This is the improbable story of how–after a separation of three-quarters of a century–an American family found and re-united with their Russian-Jewish relatives, without ever actually having looked for them. After all, it seemed certain that they had perished in the Holocaust or WWII. The story begins in the Bronx, NY, and the happy ending–or better, new beginning– takes place in Nuremberg, Germany, during four magical days in November 2004. The Boston Globe story can be found at: http://schechsplace.tripod.com/content/owritings/familysecret.html The historical background (in Russia and America) can be found at this JewishGen website: http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/kholmich/ 113 minutes

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              • Digging Into Your Past - Genealogy Discussion

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                Tips and Clues on How to Pursue Your Ancestry At this Live! from the Library program, genealogy experts Bill Slocum, Martha Whittaker, Jane Lindsey and Diane DeGolia discussed the myriad of resources for tracking down family history including online databases, where to search for vital records, genealogy libraries, and how to overcome brick walls. Presented by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation in December, 2011.

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                • How to Get the Most Out of a Genealogy Conference

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                  How to Get the Most Out of a Genealogy Conference with George G. Morgan was produced March 27, 2010 as as part of the Southern California Genealogical Society's Webinar series (Jamboree Extension Series). First two minutes includes an explanation on how to use GoToWebinar, to enhance your experience.

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                  • Peter J. Roberts: “Tthe Bahamas DNA Project”

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                    Peter J. Roberts: “Genetic Genealogy and the Early Results of the Bahamas DNA Project.” (A Presentation to the Bahamas Historical Society, March 30th, 2007.) The Bahamas DNA Project was launched in 2004 to support genealogy research. Mr Roberts, a Bahamian professor at Georgia State University, is the project administrator. Early results of the project show that sharing the same surname is not a guarantee of being related.

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                    • February 2012

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                      February 2012 Utah Genealogical Association Virtual Chapter Meeting featuring Beth Taylor, C.G. This presentation is entitled, "The Tired, the Poor, the Huddled Masses, and the Wretched Refuse: US Immigration from 1820 - 1954."

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