Posts Tagged: NGS

Conference in the States Logo 2014 (5)

NGS Richmond Recap with Jan Alpert

Last week the Forget-Me-Not Hour was broadcast live from the National Genealogical Society’s annual family history conference held in Richmond, Virginia this year. I interviewed conference co-chair Jan Alpert as we sat outside the exhibit hall at the Greater Richmond Conference Center — so you will hear a little audio background noise. Jan gave a great recap of the conference, the first one to have live streaming of a few of the lectures. (You can still hear the ten lectures. They are available until 31 May by registering here:  http://www.playbackngs.com/774-ngs-streaming-packages.html) Jan … Read More

Fort Lafayette, by Deloss Barnum, NY Public Library, Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs

New York Track at NGS Richmond

Last week the presenters of the New York Track at the National Genealogical Society’s 2014 family history conference in Richmond, Virginia, joined me on the show, live from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B) office in Midtown Manhattan. The presenters of the NYG&B-sponsored track include Naomi Joshi, Terry Koch-Bostic, Joan Koster Morales and myself. We had a ball! Terry started the show by explaining why the NYG&B sponsored a track this year, and then we all took turns talking about the exciting lineup of New York genealogy topics at this year’s … Read More


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