Throwback Thursday – RootsTech 2011

virutal presentations roundtable - rootstech 2011

I stumbled upon a link to several RootsTech 2011 presentations that were livestreamed including this one below. The topic is Virtual Presentations Roundtable with me as the moderator and panelists Geoff Rasmussen, Maureen Taylor, Lisa Louise Cooke and Pat Richley-Erickson (DearMYRTLE).  Enjoy! (Note: Video will play automatically . . . .)

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday 31 July 2014

On 31 July 1790, the first US patent office opened its doors. The first patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins of Vermont for a new method of making potash.
Today is Thursday 31 July 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: First US Government Building – Anniversary, National Chili Dog Day, and US Patent Office Opens – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday 30 July 2014

July 30, 1935. Although books bound in soft covers were first introduced in 1841 at Leipzig, Germany, by Christian Bernhard Tauchnitz, the modern paperback revolution dates to the publication of the first Penguin paperback by Sir Allen Lane at London, England, in 1935. Penguin Number 1 was Ariel, a life of Shelley by Andre Maurois.
Today is Wednesday 30 July 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Henry Ford’s Birthday – Anniversary, Jimmy Hoffa Disappearance – Anniversary, and Paperback Books Introduced – Anniversary.

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