12 November 2011
Contact: Arlene V. Jennings
Available to the Public on the
NGS Website and Available to the Public on YouTube:
The National Ge
nealogical Society online interview series and the NGSGe nealogy channel on YouTube present Becoming a Ge nealogist: My Father’s Journey, with Janet A. Alpert, CG. Jan Alpert pays tribute to her father who brought her to ge nealogy through his search for his mother’s family. It is a story of a daughter’s love for her father and of her father’s devotion to the memory of his mother who died when he was three. Jan is the immediate past president of NGS and served as chair of the annual NGS Family History Conference in , May 2011. She retired in 2004 from a thirty-five-year career in the title insurance industry. Charleston
The video is available for viewing on the videos page of the National Ge
nealogical Society website at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/videos_online and on the NGSGenealogy channel on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/NGSGenealogy
NGS Members on the NGS Website:
November’s video offering for National Ge
nealogical Society members is Stories from My Research with Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS. NGS is proud to present Dr. Jones, NGSQ co-editor, sharing stories of his personal ancestral research. Dr. Jones discusses how his research and his understanding of his ancestors’ lives have affected him, how he relates to the people in the stories, what he has learned from them, and of whom he is most proud. Dr. Jones is one of the leading scholars in the field of ge nealogy. His family story conveys his brilliance as an expert researcher along with his warm empathy as a descendant.
Log in at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org, click on the Members Only tab, and then click on
NGS Videos in the sidebar menu. Members who missed earlier releases can also enjoy conversations with Thomas Adams, Jan Alpert, Leslie Anderson, Laura DeGrazia, Helen Leary, Elizabeth Shown Mills, Pamela Sayre, Thomas Shawker, David Rencher, Thomas W. Jones, and Will White in the members’ area.
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