Friday, June 4, 2021

Genealogy News and Education Bytes -- Friday, 4 June 2021

 Welcome to Genealogy News and Education Bytes, posted on Tuesday afternoon and Friday afternoon, where we try to highlight the most important genealogy and family history news and education items that came across our desktop since the last issue.    

1)  News Articles:

2)  New or Updated Record Collections:

3)  Genealogy Education -- Conferences and Institutes

*  We Are Open! The 51st Jamboree Conference! (4-5 and 11-12 June 2021)

*  THE Genealogy Show - Virtual (25-26 June 2021)

4)  Genealogy Education - Seminars, Webinars and Online Classes (times are US Pacific):

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Friday, 4 June, 11 a.m.:  African Americans in the U.S. Revolutionary War, by Janice Lovelace

*  Upcoming Family Tree Webinar - Tuesday, 8 June, 11 a.m.:   New breakthroughs in MyHeritage's photo tools, by Tal Ehrlichman

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Solving Family Mysteries with mtDNA Projects, by Mags Gaulden

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Tech Zone - How to Insert Video into a PowerPoint Presentation, by Amie Bowser Tennant

*  Archived Family Tree Webinar:  Tech Zone - How to Add a Screen Recording to a PowerPoint Presentation, by Amie Bowser Tennant

5)  Genealogy Education - Podcasts:

*  Fisher's Top Tips:  #281r - Surprising Family History

6)  Genealogy Videos (YouTube and Facebook):

*  Findmypast:  Friday Live June 4th

*  Genealogy Software Showcase:  XY Family Tree - a Different Take on Tree Building

*  Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems:  Finding Ancestors' Stories at Cemeteries

7)  Did you miss the last post in this series -  Genealogy News and Education Bytes - 1 June 2021?


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1 comment:

Louis Kessler said...

That's more genealogy webinars than anyone can watch in a week!