Col. Joseph B. Dorr’s Vases
Constance R. Cherba researches the life of Civil War Colonel J.B. Dorr, and locates a missing heirloom through some persistent online searching
ONLINE ESSENTIALS: Four Webhosting Basics for Family Researchers!
Tony Bandy offers some advice to get started on building your family history website
Bagging a Live One
Mary Kircher Roddy suggests connecting with cousins you never knew you had to increase your chances of research success
Genealogy Apps for Your iPhone or Android
George G. Morgan explores the world of apps for genealogy available for iOS and Android devices
The Confederacy’s “Treasury Girls”
David A. Norris looks at how records of women who worked as treasury clerks during the Civil War are easy to find
Online Safety: Protecting Your Data
Carol Richey looks at seven defensive steps you can take now to protect your valuable data
Online Resources for Finding World War II Ancestors
Jennifer Holik offers tips and strategies for starting the research on your World War II military ancestor
How Do You Put Out a Genealogical Wildfire?
Robbie Gorr emphasizes the need for family historians everywhere to be vigilant about citing their sources
Diane L. Richards looks at websites and related news that are sure to be of interest.
(Comment: Sure to be of interest except if you don't have US ancestry!)
David A. Norris examines a great source for historic pictures you can use to supplement your research
Family Tree Builder: Now for Mac!
Tony Bandy looks at the Mac release of MyHeritage’s popular Family Tree Builder
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Tell Your Story… Change the World!
(Comment: I can't resist posting a link to a TED talk on which this article is based. www.ted.com/talks/dave_isay_everyone_around_you_has_a_story_the_world_needs_to_hear . Be aware of the comments on the smartphone app mentioned before downloading it.)