Saturday, March 31, 2012

Friday, March 30, 2012

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This Week Genealogy News

Walters Art Museum in Baltimore Wins Grant to Digitize Medieval Books

The National Endowment for the Humanities is awarding the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore a ,000 grant to digitize, catalog and distribute 113 medieval Flemish manuscripts, including a collection of prayer books adorned with gold.
The three-year [...]

Hitler Family Gravestone is Removed Over Fears it Had Become a Shrine for Neo-Nazis

The gravestone of Adolf Hitler's parents has been removed because it had become a shrine for neo-Nazis. Last year, a vase with the word unforgotten - 'unvergessen' - was left on the grave, with one of [...]

National Archives of Malaysia to Digitise Collections

The National Archives of Malaysia has targeted to digitise three million of its collections by next year for better public access to information to keep in steps with the changing times.
Its deputy director-general (planning and [...]

Nelson Mandela Digital Archive Launched

An extensive digital archive documenting former South African President Nelson Mandela's life has been launched on the internet. Almost 2,000 entries have been made available for scholars and researchers.
Images of the cell on Robben Island, near [...]

RootsMagic 5.0.3 Update Released

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RootsMagic 5.0.3 has been released.
Changes:
* New: New "Who Was There" list prints all people in a selected place at a selected time (see help for details).
* New: "Fix Broken Media Links" [...]

Meet the Goughs: The Extraordinary Family Who Were Awarded a Record-Breaking Three Victoria Cross Medals in Just Two Generations

A family has been named the most courageous in Britain after being awarded a record breaking three Victoria Cross Medals for acts of bravery in battle. In just two generations of the Gough family, three male [...]

TreeDraw 4.0.3 Update Released

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TreeDraw 4.0.3 has been released.
Fixed:
* Various installation changes to meet Windows Certification criteria. Some system files have been moved to different folders.
* The TreeDraw_Temp database folder has been moved to [...]

MacFamilyTree 6.2.8 Update Released

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MacFamilyTree 6.2.8 has been released.
Changes:
* Several bugs fixed editing notes and source text.
* Improved behavior saving and closing documents.
* Several other bugfixes. [...]

GedStar Pro for Android 2.2.4 Update Released

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GedStar Pro for Android 2.2.4 has been released.
Changes:
* Translation to French. [...]

U.S. Archives to Unveil Material Related to Art Works Stolen by Nazis

The U.S. National Archives is set to unveil newly discovered material related to art works stolen by the Nazis during World War II.
U.S. Archivist David S. Ferriero says the National Archives will announce "a significant discovery [...]

Irish Kelly Clan Gathering to Hear of Genetic Links to Australian Outlaw Ned Kelly

The genetic links of one of Australia's most notorious and controversial outlaws - Ned Kelly - will be the focus of the next Kelly clan gathering in Dundrum, Co Tipperary, in May.
Kelly was born in Australia [...]

GenSmarts 2.1.2.18 Update Released

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GenSmarts 2.1.2.18 has been released.
Changes:
* 1940 US Census Support.
* A minor improvement in place name recognition where no default country is specified.
* Changed the default directory for Tools...Export Place Names.
* Fixed [...]

GedStar Pro 4.3.4 Update Released

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GedStar Pro 4.3.4 has been released.
Changes:
* Fix character-set bug in image names when converting an ANSI-encoded GEDCOM file and no user-specified name is given for an image. [...]

iScrapbook 3.3.4 Update Released

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iScrapbook 3.3.4 has been released.
Changes:
* Fixed launching problem that only occurs under Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5). [...]

Ancestral Quest 12.1.34 Update Released

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Ancestral Quest 12.1.34 has been released.
Changes:
* Dual Dates: When AQ displayed a dual date, it had been displaying these as two full years, ie, "1750/1751". This was changed to adhere to [...]

Oswald Tombstone Surfaces in Rural Illinois Auto Museum, Stirs Texan's Anger

Inside Wayne Lensing's auto museum down a remote road from a body shop, visitors can see Elvis Presley's 1972 Lincoln, the Mayberry squad car from "The Andy Griffith Show" and three Batmobiles.
Right around the corner from [...]

Old Love Letters Found in Vancouver Returned

The old tin trunk took an unlikely thousand-mile trek when it followed Julie and Phil Hoice from Farmington, N.M. to Vancouver.
Filled with old love letters, baby clothing and a small red crocheted coat owned by Shirley [...]

Historian Uncovers Australia's Censored Books

A literary historian has uncovered thousands of banned books buried seven storeys underground in the National Archives of Australia building in Sydney. It's a prude's nightmare but a book collector's dream: Nicole Moore found 793 boxes [...]

30 Indonesian Women Founded Madagascar, Maybe by Accident

The land of freaky animals and amazing biodiversity, Madagascar was also one of the last places to be settled by humans. And new research suggests that didn't happen until about 1,200 years ago.
The colonization might even [...]

Are You Related to Reba McEntire?

Reba Nell McEntire was born on March 28, 1955, outside of Kiowa, Oklahoma, to Jacqueline (née Smith) and Clark Vincent McEntire.
Her father and grandfather were champion steer ropers and her father was a World Champion [...]

Ancient Texts Saved Forever Thanks To Digitization

Those who value ancient history are on a mission to preserve it in a safe, accessible place: cyberspace. Efforts are under way to digitize ancient Ethiopian sacred texts written on goatskin and Hindu scriptures written on [...]

Family Historian 5.0 Update Released

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Family Historian 5.0 has been released.
New and improved features:
* New tool for creating family tree books and booklets.
* Much improved website generation and much improved support for family tree CDs & [...]

New: Attach Archival Records & Pictures to your GeneaNet Online Family Tree

You can now attach Archival Records, pages from Archival Registers, family pictures, pictures of headstones and memorials, and coats of arms to your GeneaNet Online Family Tree!
You can also attach documents uploaded by other GeneaNet members.
An easy way to source [...]

India's Archives: How Did Things Get This Bad?

Why has modern India had such a difficult time preserving its history? Tridip Suhrud, professor who has written extensively on Mohandas K. Gandhi, blamed a lack of historical sensitivity for problems in his state. Gujarat's local [...]

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NEW ORLEANS—An intensive monthlong investigation conducted by the color commentators, play-by-play announcers, studio analysts, sideline reporters, and other personnel tasked with televising the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship tournament con...

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Secretariat, arguably the best thoroughbred race horse of all time, was foaled on this day, March 30, 1970.

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