Friday, August 5, 2011

Follow Friday Gems - 08-05-11

courtesy Vintage Catnip

The above image comes from Free Vintage Clip Art - Victorian Happy Childhood Cards by Vintage Catnip. Also available are several png frames to create your own charming memento.

My name is Deb and I have GOCD. This weekend Randy Seaver gave everyone with this malady the opportunity to share on Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Signs You Have GOCD. What are your symptoms? Want to be cured?

Leland and Patty Meitzler of Genealogy Blog tell us the National Archives Holds Genealogy-related Programs in September 2011. In another post they share information about Oregon Historic Newspapers.

Read about an amazing woman in Sunday's Obituary - The Inexhaustible Marian Brown by Cheryl Cayemberg of Have You Seen My Roots?

Paula Stuart-Warren of Paula's Genealogical Eclectica tells us about an Awesome Library of Congress Documentary.

The Professional Descendant gives us an overview on Using LibraryThing for Genealogy.

Know how Tinkertoys got started? Dave Tabler of Appalachian History: Stories, quotes and anecdotes writes about the history of this simple childhood toy.

Richard Harrington of shares step-by-step instructions to Save Photos For Web & Mobile Devices.

Two photographs have captured my imagination this week. My Parents about 1943 - Wordless Wednesday by Kristin of My Cleages And Reeds. Julia Neilson (1861-1957): British Stage Star from The Cabinet Card Gallery

Learn about FamilySearch YouTube Channel from Renee Zamora of Renee's Genealogy Blog. Some of the subjects on the new playlist are Genealogy in 5 Minutes, Genealogy News & Events, and Genealogy Fun.

Wonderful advice from Julie Cahill Tarr of GenBlog with 10 Tips For Attending a Genealogy Conference.

Is Your Genealogy Data Safe? Over at Heir Hound - The Dog's Blog you will find pointers to make sure  your precious family research does not disappear in a puff of smoke.

Lisa Wallen Logsdon of Old Stones Undeciphered shares a lovely discovery in Treasure Chest Thursday: Grandmother's Dishes.

Maps and genealogy = perfect match. Greta Koehl of Greta's Genealogy Blog gives a wonderful example of this theory with Julius Koehl Address Study.

Irish roots? See Donna for help over at DearMYRTLE's Genealogy Blog.

Food, glorious food! That is the topic of Carnival of Genealogy, 108th Edition by Jasia of Creative Gene. Get ready to have your tummy rumble!

End the week with a Friday Funny from Jennie of They Came To Montana.

Following geneabloggers are celebrating their blogiversary. Stop by and offer congratulations.

The Keough Corner

My Ancestors and Me

Our Georgia Roots

Whispers from the Past...Tales Told

New blogs discovered this week:

1 Ancestry 2 Little Time

Forgotten Faces and Long Ago Places

Number One London

pursuits of a desperate genie

Finally, tonight on GeneaBlogger Radio the topic will be Family Treasured - Heirlooms and Genealogy. Join Thomas MacEntee as he welcomes Joy Shivar of Family Heirloom Exchange; professional genealogist Sharon Sergeant; and Melissa "Missy" Corley of Bayside Blog and Bayside Reseach Services.

Happy Follow Friday


  1. Thank you for the mention, Deb! And also for the tip on Appalachian History - how did I miss that one until now?

  2. You are most welcome, Greta! Love maps & genealogy.

  3. Hi Deb! Thanks for the mention, sorry it's a little late! You have a great blog and I look forward to following your adventures!