Free Military Records Search This week

Thanks and a tip of the hat to Diane Haddad of the Genealogy Insider blog and Family Tree Magazine for this notice: will allow free search of its military records this week in honor of Veterans’ Day. Details are at this Genealogy Insider page.

“What Made America?” on PBS in February

A potentially powerful short series on PBS next month explores “What Made America?” through a look at the family trees of a number of Americans.

Thanks to Diane Haddad on her Family Tree Magazine blog for bringing this to our attention.

The program will be on Wednesdays from Feb. 10 to March 3 at 7.p.m. CST.

An excellent video preview is available at

This is one of the programs PBS is presenting about the heightened interest in genealogy in this country. It might present opportunities for local tie-in activities by our society.


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