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The Photo Detective
  1. In this episode of The Photo Detective, Julianna Szucs of explains how to search this mega genealogy site.  She covers general search strategies, global searches, category searches as well as how to find what you need in individual collections.  My personal favorite tip is how to use three different types of wildcard searches.  I guarantee this episode will change how you use
  2. It was a photo I’d seen all my life.  It’s my maternal grandmother with two siblings, their parents and her brother’s two children.  I thought I knew the story. Turns out I didn’t.  It was a classic case of evidence outside the frame.  Let’s call it a photo audit. The trouble started when I decided […]
  3. It happened again. I arrived early to a lecture venue at a public library. I thought. Oo. La. La.   Books and reference sources, but when I looked around there were only a few short stacks of books and no one in sight.   Sigh. Here’s what I remember and why I worry that Reference Departments are […]
  4. Tara Bergeson of joined me to talk about RootsTech 2018.  They have an outstanding line-up of events including a Wednesday night opening of the Expo Hall, a celebration of the Greatest Generation, and "My Family, Mi Herencia", a Luz de Las Naciones production on Saturday evening.
  5. In this episode of Ask Maureen, I'm talking with Genealogy Expert, Daniel Horowitz of MyHeritage. We did a demo of one of the really cool features of their instant discoveries option. You upload photos to your family tree website and then the matching happens. It sounds complicated and technical but follow along as Daniel and I discuss how to get the most out of your Premium Plus or Complete subscription.

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