This week’s crème de la crème — January 27, 2024

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

Blog posts
FamilySearch Catalog Update and Ontario Foul Ups by Ken McKinlay on Family Tree Knots.

ScotlandsPeople annual records update and Scottish and Irish directories included in new TheGenealogist release by Chris Paton on Scottish GENES.

FindMyPast commits to growth of BritishNewspaperArchive holding and Ulster Historical Foundation launches new website by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News.

Lost in translation? Not anymore! Navigating handwritten documents with ease on Queensland State Archives Blog.

What You Must Know to Succeed at Historical Newspaper Research by Kenneth R. Marks on The Ancestor Hunt.

Finding Photographs in an Archive by Melissa Barker on A Genealogist In The Archives.

Internet Archive Wants to Store Everything, Including Books by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter.

100 Years Ago: How Our Ancestors Lived in 1924 by Gena Philibert-Ortega on GenealogyBank Blog.

AI and Translations on Genealogy At Heart.

There’s an AI for That: Transcribing Handwriting by Dr. Margaret M. McMahon on A Week of Genealogy.

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Genealogy (Part Two) by Ellen Thompson-Jennings on Hound on the Hunt.

Bennett Greenspan: Meet My Extended Family & Discover Extraordinary Deep Heritage by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained.

My New Biological Siblings by Jenny Hawran on Like Herding Cats.

Lambton launches new museums and archives database as part of 175th anniversary celebrations by Tyler Kula, This Week, Sarnia and Lambton County, Ontario.

He died in the Korean War. His letters home were rediscovered 70 years later by
Safiyah Marhnouj, CBC News, Ottawa, Ontario.

Volunteers Race to Preserve Culturally Significant Records in Chinatown by Zhe Wu, Public Press, San Francisco, California.

For more gems like these throughout the week, join the Genealogy à la carte Facebook group. When you submit your request to join, you will be asked to answer two quick questions about your family history research.

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