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Civil War Records: Southern Claims Commission

Civil War Records – Southern Claims Commission – This “footnotes” episode on Genealogy TVs YouTube channel is about the Civil War records known as the Southern Claims Commission. This episode talks about what they are, what is in them for genealogists, and where they…

Photo Restoration

In case you’ve not see the Photo Restoration Series on Genealogy TV… here’s the link to the playlist. This is a seven part series demonstrating, step by step, how to restore old family photos using Adobe Photoshop CC. Five of the seven videos have…

Learn Genealogy – Vital Events and Records

Vital Events and Records Right from the beginning of your genealogical journey, you’re going to want to start collecting documents surrounding vital events. These are typically birth, marriage, death, and divorce records. As mentioned before, start backwards. Look for an ancestor’s death certificate (or information)…

Connie’s Favorite Video Gear

This is my favorite video gear for shooting family events, interviews and reunions. Connie’s Favorite Gear for Interviewing Depending on the situation I will typically use the least amount of gear, but might grab any or all of these. Tripods Affordable Tripod Small tripod…

Interviewing Family, Part Two – Recording Your Interviews

Here in Part two, we’re talking about how to record an interview with a family member.  For information the questions you should ask, please see Interviewing Family, Part One – The Interview. To jump straight to my favorite video gear, go here. You’ll want to…

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