Don Eckerle of the German Genealogy Group (GGG) and John Martino of the Italian Genealogy Group (IGG) will join host Jane E. Wilcox on the Forget-Me-Not Hour radio show on Wednesday, 6 August at 10:00 a.m. Eastern.
Don and John will talk about the mammoth indexing projects their groups took on when they decided to tackle Long Island records and then
vital records and then NARA NYC records and
then some more. Don and John will discuss what records they have done, what
records they intend to do, and what the differences in their groups' databases
are. They will also tell us how they manage their indexing projects with more
than 2,000 volunteers. They'll share interesting stories from their indexing
and tell us about unusual records or people that they came across in the
Listen live or on demand at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/janeewilcox/2014/08/06/italian-genealogy-group-and-german-genealogy-group-ny-indexing-projects
In May 2014 at the National Genealogical Society's annual family history conference held in
, Don, John and their GGG partner Bob Boeckle received the National Genealogical Society's Award of Merit in recognition of exceptional contributions to the field of genealogy. Richmond, Virginia
For more information about both projects, visit their respective webpages: http://www.germangenealogygroup.com/ and http://www.italiangen.org/
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