Category Archives: Hist Gen Societies

Warship Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019: The Other Tora of Pearl Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s… — John’s Navy and other Maritime or Military News

Warship Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019: The Other Tora of Pearl Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Historian’s Office Here we see the 125-foot Active-class patrol craft USCGC Tiger (WPC-152) in 1928 during Prohibition. One of a class of 35 so-called “Buck and … Continue reading

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The WW2 Land Battleship – The Soviet T-35 Five Turret Tank – YouTube Video

I saw this recently on YouTube – The WW2 Land Battleship – The Soviet T-35 Five Turret Tank – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM3VUWAWbjk (about 10:43 minutes long). Tank designs during and shortly before World War II often get creative, and it … Continue reading

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SeekingMichigan.org Website is Moving – July 29, 2019

I saw this the other day, but kept forgetting to post about it SeekingMichigan.org Website is Moving – July 29, 2019: https://seekingmichigan.org/look/2019/07/29/seekingmichigan-org-is-moving. The new URL will be http://www.michiganology.org/ (NOT WORKING UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2019!). FYI, you are not supposed to … Continue reading

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How Often Should Bloggers Post? July 10, 2019

There’s a wide range of opinion on how often, or infrequently, bloggers should post. There is  disparity on how often is too much or too little posting. My answer is you should post as often as your schedule allows as … Continue reading

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So, You’ve Found a Black Sheep in Your Family History… – FindMyPast

I saw this recently on FindMyPast – So, You’ve Found a Black Sheep in Your Family History… : https://blog.findmypast.com/black-sheep-in-your-family-history-2638563894.html. On the plus side, there may be a couple of lineage societies that you can join. I will post about the … Continue reading

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Gulfport (Florida) History Museum! Re-opens June 1, 2019

I talked about the Gulfport, Florida History/ Historical Society Museum – http://www.gulfporthistoricalsociety.org/ several times, starting with the Labor Day Fire 2018 – Gulfport (Florida) Historical Museum/Society Labor Day 2018 Fire. I received an e-mail yesterday announcing the re-opening on June 1, … Continue reading

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Should You Join a Lineage Society?

Should you join a lineage society? There’s no easy answer as the costs to join most lineage societies include a lot more than the annual membership dues. I have belonged to several lineage societies over the years. Unless you count … Continue reading

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What One Legal and Ethical Thing Can You Do Today to Make the World a Better Place?

I decided to add legal and ethical to the question in case somebody thinks doing something illegal or unethical would make the world a better place. It doesn’t have to be big or world changing. It can be something as … Continue reading

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Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree 2019 May 30 – June 2, 2019 Early Registration Ends April 21, 2019

I saw the e-mail Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) – http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/ sent back in January 2019 announcing the Jamboree as well as checking on their website on a regular basis over the last few months. I am no longer a member … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays April 5, 2019

Glad to see they added it on Thursday again. This week’s FindMyPast Fridays for April 5, 2019: https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-april-5th-2633696716.html. There are over 5 million new records and newspaper articles available to search this Findmypast Friday, including: New & Exclusive Parish Registers … Continue reading

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