Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 22 December 2014

Dec 22, 1952. Named by a three-year-old after watching a test broadcast of the opening sequence (a hand ringing a bell), “Ding Dong School” was one of the first children’s educational series. Miss Frances (Dr. Frances Horwich, head of Roosevelt College’s education department at Chicago) was the host of this weekday show.
Today is Monday 22 December 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Ding Dong School Premiere – Anniversary and Giacomo Puccini’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 21 December 2014

Dec 21, 1913. The first crossword puzzle was compiled by Arthur Wynne and published in a supplement to the New York World.
Today is Sunday 21 December 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • The blog Finding Mielke has changed its name to Tracing Roots – Digging Up Ancestors and has a new ULR: http://diggingupancestors.blogspot.com/. Please update your bookmarks, favorites, and RSS feed readers.
  • Today: First Crossword Puzzle – 100th Anniversary, Forefathers Day, Pan American Flight 103 Explosion – Anniversary, Pilgrim Landing – Anniversary, and Winter Solstice begins.

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New Genealogy Blogs 20 December 2014

5 newly-discovered genealogy blogs the week ending 20 December 2014 at GeneaBloggers covering all types of genealogy!

There are five newly-discovered genealogy and family-history related blogs that we’ve located this week. Remember to try and help out these new blogs by:

  • using any follow feature listed on the blog
  • adding them to your blog reader
  • adding a comment on their blog saying “hi” and “welcome”

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