In our podcast episode today, Diana and I discuss ideas for organizing genealogy papers, documents, electronic files, and more. We'll talk about how to choose a personal family tree software program and how to create backups of your research so they don't get lost or destroyed. Diana is going to talk about her story of receiving a suitcase full of unorganized genealogy papers from her father and how she dealt with that. We'll talk about favorite tools and what which tools we actually use, then ideas for additional methods that others use. Links The Suitcase: Getting Organized One Paper at...
Are you the lucky recipient of your family's genealogy? Do you have a box, a barrel, or in my instance a suitcase full of letters, documents, photos, family group sheets, etc? You are probably feeling overwhelmed with either joy or despair. Go ahead and be ecstatic that you inherited priceless stuff. Don't despair because I'm going to show you how to take care of your papers, one step at time. When I started my genealogical journey in 2003, I met my parents at the airport on their way to Hawaii. My dad handed me a suitcase full of thirty years...
Diana Elder, AG®, and Nicole Dyer
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