Genealogy Bargains for Tuesday 30 June 2015

 Win a FREE AncestryDNA Kit – enter to win in this contest from GeneaBloggers and you could be on your way to locating new cousins and breaking down brick walls! Valued at $99 USD via GeneaBloggers.

UPDATED GENEALOGY BARGAINS for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New Deals

  • Win a FREE AncestryDNA Kit – enter to win in this contest from GeneaBloggers and you could be on your way to locating new cousins and breaking down brick walls! Valued at $99 USD via GeneaBloggers.

Expiring Soon!

25% off Genealogy Boot Camp webinars – Flash Sale! Use promo code FLASHSALE when checking out in the Hack Genealogy Store and take 25% off EVERYTHING, 27-30 June 2015!

Get started with one month of FindMyPast for just $1 - FindMyPast's 1 month World subscription gives access to over 2 billion records, including millions of worldwide Birth, Marriage, Death and Census records, the largest online collection of Irish Family History records, more than 10 million British newspaper pages from as long ago as 1710 and much, much more.

  • Get started with one month of FindMyPast for just $1 – Findmypast’s 1 month World subscription gives access to over 2 billion records, including millions of worldwide Birth, Marriage, Death and Census records, the largest online collection of Irish Family History records, more than 10 million British newspaper pages from as long ago as 1710 and much, much more. Expires June 30th.

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	FREE mail shipping or save 50% on ground shipping at Lulu – good for any item – use promo code JUN50 now through 1 July – via Lulu.com

50 percent OFF fold3 membership!

  • 50% OFF fold3 membership! – Benefits of a Fold3 Membership:
    – Access over 440 million records
    – Partnerships with The National Archives and other institutions
    – Diverse set of content that complements other websites like Ancestry.com

Ongoing Deals

Ancestry.ca Free Access for Canada Day! Get free access to Canadian records now through 11:59 pm EDT on July 1st – via Ancestry.

Save 17.76% on all items at Zazzle! Create customized items using family photo or purchase genealogy fun stuff! Use promo code CELEBRATEUSA now through July 4th.

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15¢ Photo Scanning to Digital Format - Exclusive Offer for Fans and Friends of GeneaBloggers: Converting photos to digital has never been easier! Just send in your loose photos to Larsen Digital and they will put them on a disc for just 15¢ per photo! Now is the time to stop procrastinating and pull out your boxes of photos and finally get them all converted to digital. All you need to do is get them to Larsen Digital and they will take care of the rest- creating high quality digital images from all your photos.

  • 15¢ Photo Scanning to Digital Format – Exclusive Offer for Fans and Friends of GeneaBloggers: Converting photos to digital has never been easier! Just send in your loose photos to Larsen Digital and they will put them on a disc for just 15¢ per photo! Now is the time to stop procrastinating and pull out your boxes of photos and finally get them all converted to digital. All you need to do is get them to Larsen Digital and they will take care of the rest- creating high quality digital images from all your photos. Click here for the PDF form with instructions on how to take advantage of this great offer!

FREE return shipping on all orders over $100. Photos will be scanned at 300 DPI Jpeg and saved on a disc. This deal will be available until June 30th.

To protect the scanner and the photos, this offer is valid on:
– Photos sized 3×5 – 8×10
– Photos must Be Loose
– Photos need to be in good condition
– No Sticky adhesive residue
– Photos can’t be cut into odd shapes

This special price can’t be combined with other coupons or discounts.

Save 30% on Elizabeth Shown Mills' new QuickSheet: Citing Genetic Sources for History Research Evidence! Style – use promo code SS30 at checkout - this code is good for ALL items at Genealogical Publishing Company

The latest bargains and freebies related to genealogy and family history from MyHeritage, Family Tree Magazine and more - new listings for Thurs 12 March 2015!

  • SPECIAL DISCOUNT on Evidentia Software – for fans and followers of Genealogy Bargains – use promo code HIDEFGEN at checkout and get 15% off the list price – you pay $25.49 instead of $29.99 – via Evidentia

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 30 June 2015

June 30, 1917. Born at Brooklyn, NY, Horne began singing with the chorus line at the Cotton Club in Harlem at age 16. A career on Broadway and in Hollywood followed in rapid succession and she soon became the symbol for African-American actors and singers trying to break the color barrier. She found success with both black and white audiences, although she did face her share of racial prejudice throughout her lifetime. Best remembered for her nightclub and Broadway performances of torch songs, jazz standards and classics like her signature “Stormy Weather,” she died at New York, NY, on May 9, 2010.

June 30, 1917. Born at Brooklyn, NY, Horne began singing with the chorus line at the Cotton Club in Harlem at age 16. A career on Broadway and in Hollywood followed in rapid succession and she soon became the symbol for African-American actors and singers trying to break the color barrier. She found success with both black and white audiences, although she did face her share of racial prejudice throughout her lifetime. Best remembered for her nightclub and Broadway performances of torch songs, jazz standards and classics like her signature “Stormy Weather,” she died at New York, NY, on May 9, 2010.


Today is Tuesday, 30 June 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Britain Surrenders Hong Kong – Anniversary, Gone With The Wind published – Anniversary, Lena Horne’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Leap Second Adjustment Day.

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Ready for Your Close Up? Seeking GeneaBloggers Members for “May I Introduce To You” Interviews

While the MIITY team is on a much needed summer vacation, we're seeking members of GeneaBloggers willing to be interviewed about their genealogy blog!

While the amazing MIITY team of Tessa Keough, Jana Last, Wendy Mathias, Michelle Taggart and Gini Webb are taking a well-deserved break for the next three months, GeneaBloggers is seeking members willing to be interviewed about their genealogy blog.

The process is simple: you agree to be interviewed and one of our team members will send you a set of questions about your blog, your interest in genealogy, etc. You can answer with as much or as little information as you want. Also, we’ll want a recent head shot photo of you so our readers can get better acquainted with you.

The May I Introduce To You series will restart on Monday 14 September 2015 and your interview will appear at GeneaBloggers sometime this Fall or in the Spring of 2016. And we’ll notify you a few days before the publication so you can tell family and friends. Click here to see the MIITY board on Pinterest and read some of the over 100 interviews dating back to 2009!

If you would like to be interviewed, email us at geneabloggers@gmail.com!

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