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Upcoming ISGS Webinars – May 2015

Join us on Tuesday , May 12 , at 8:00 PM Central, when Jean Wilcox Hibben will present Need Direction? Try City Directories! . To attend this webinar, register at . Last month's webinar, Using Evernote as Your Primary Tool for Capturing Notes and Ideas , presented by Drew Smith, is now available to ISGS members in the Members Section of the ISGS website ( ). Upcoming Webinars May 12 – Need Direction? Try City Directories! Presenter: Jean Wilcox Hibben Registration: June 9 – Understanding Our Families, Understanding Ourselves Presenter: Ron Arons Registration: July 14 – Dissect Obituaries for New Clues Presenter: George G. Morgan Registration: For the complete list of upcoming webinars, visit htt

April 2015 Webinar – Using Evernote as Your Primary Tool for Capturing Notes and Ideas

Have you heard about Evernote, but didn’t know how to use it for genealogy research? Join us on April 14, when Drew Smith reveals the secrets of this “virtual assistant” in his presentation Using Evernote as Your Primary Tool for Capturing Notes and Ideas . Date : Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 8:00 pm Central Description : Evernote is a free tool that runs on PCs, Macs, tables and smart phones and that can be used to capture, organize, preserver, and synchronize (across multiple devices) information of different formats and sizes, including ideas, notes (typed, handwritten, and audio), photos, online articles, web pages, and URLs. Learn how to set up an Evernote account; how to create and edit notes; how to tag notes so that they can be identified with particular surnames, locations, and document types, so that they can be easily found, later; how to get content into Evernote using e-mail; how to clip articles found online into Evernote; how to share Notebooks with others for research coll

Tony Burroughs to Appear in History Channel Documentary Airing April 14

Thursday marked the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The History Channel is airing a new documentary for that event. I was honored to be interviewed for the program. The second episode will air this Tuesday that I am scheduled to appear in. You can watch the first episode online at the History Channel website. The second episode can be watched online after Tuesday's airing. I hope you can watch and tell your friends. BLOOD AND GLORY: THE CIVIL WAR IN COLOR Bloodbath Premiere Date: Tuesday April 14, 2015 - 08:00-10:03PM CT BLOOD AND GLORY: THE CIVIL WAR IN COLOR brings this important historical event to life in a two-part documentary special as never seen before. With unprecedented access to government and private archives and using state-of-the-art technology, over 500 rare and compelling black and white photographs have been painstakingly colorized to illustrate the story of the Civil War in breathtaking detail. (Part 2 of 2.) Can be watched online after original a