Category: New Magazines


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazines for July 31, 2015

Alberta History, Summer 2015, Vol. 63, No. 3

* " 'Strike Action is Forced Upon Us' The Alberta Farmers' Strike of 1946" by Carrol Jaques, pgs. 2-10.

* "Isabella Clarke Hardisty Lougheed: First Lady of the North-West" by Doris Jeanne MacKinnon, pgs. 11-15.

* "Ecology or Economy: A History of Fire Management in Alberta" by Elizabeth Ramsey, pgs. 16-20.

* "A Jewish Homesteader in the West" by Jack Hackman, pgs. 21-25.

Note: issue contains the July 2015 copy of History Now, the newsletter for The Historical Society of Alberta.

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National Genealogical Society Quarterly, June 2015, Vol. 103, No. 2

* "Too Few Sources to Solve a Family Mystery? Some Greenfields in Central and Western New York" by Thomas W. Jones, pgs. 85-104.

* "Mothers for Sophie (Kanetski) Howe of Scranton, Pennsylvania" by Melissa A. Johnson, pgs. 105-114.

* "Free and Enslaved: John and Melinda Human/Newman of Talbot County and Baltimore, Maryland" by Michael G. Hait, pgs. 115-128.

* "Family Members Missing from Derbyshire Censuses Help Identify Edwin Thorpe's Parents and Original Name" by Allen R. Peterson, pgs. 129-138.

* "Identifying a Son for John Temple of Virginia, Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama" by Rachal Mills Lennon, pgs. 139-150.

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Families: Ontario Genealogical Society, August 2015, Vol. 54, No. 3

* "How Burns Ker Weld Thomson Got His Name" by Joyce Huth Munro, pgs. 3-7.

* "Thomas McInnes's Final Resting Place" by Nancy Findlater Cutway, pgs. 9-11.

* "One Record is Not Enough" by Elizabeth Ramsey, pgs. 11-13.

* "The Mewburn Voyage to Canada 1832" by Dr. Ian G. Macdonald, pgs. 14-32.

* "Russell Edgar Mitton: His Life and My Memories" by Russell Lloyd Mitton, pgs. 32-33.

Note: issue contains the copy of NewsLeaf, the newsletter for The Ontario Genealogical Society supplement to Families, vol. 45, No. 3.

Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New PHR Magazines for July 11, 2015

Saskatchewan History, Spring/Summer 2015, Vol. 67, No. 1

* "'Old Sol's Glory Path'"--a Life of Photographer Peter McKenzie" by Brock Silversides, pgs. 6-17.

* "Our Lady Of Lourdes Cemetery: An Archaeological Approach to Cemetery Management" by Mike A. Markowski, Kara Wolfe, and Troy Zimmer, pgs. 20-27.

* "Centre of Conflict: Mistrust and Turmoil in Creating the Diefenbaker Canada Centre" by Craig Greenham, pgs. 28-35.

Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine), July/August 2015, Vol. 1, No. 3

* "Historic Amusement Parks: Your Family & America's Playgrounds" by Sandy Hack, pgs. 6-10.

* "What the Widow Got" by George C. Morgan, pgs. 14-20.

* "Beginning Your World War II Research" by Jennifer Holik, pgs. 21-26.

* "Finding Grandad at the Canal!" by Isabelle Kettner Addis, pgs. 33-36.


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

Latest Issue of Internet Genealogy Available for Borrowing

Internet Genealogy, June/July 2015, Vol. 10, No. 2

* "Online Essentials: Four Webhosting Basics for Family Researchers!" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 13-15.

* "Genealogy Apps for Your iPhone or Android" by George C. Morgan, pgs. 21-24.

* "Online Safety: Protecting Your Data" by Carol Richey, pgs. 31-33.

* "Online Resources for Finding World War II Ancestorys" by Jennifer Holik, pgs. 34-38.

* "How Do You Put Out a Genealogical Wildfire?" by Robbie Gorr, pgs. 41-42.

Note: This magazine can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for May 22, 2015

Folklore, Spring 2015

* "Kamsack Cyclone" by Garry Radison, pgs. 6-11.

* "Death From Above" by Catherine R. Fenwick , pgs. 12-14.

* "The Northern Fringe: History in a Hurry" by Terry Chamberlain, pgs. 24-26.

* "Raising Chickens in the 1930s and 1940s" by Peggy Durant, pgs. 30-31.

NGS Magazine, April-June 2015, Vol. 41, No. 2

* "Resources for Locating District of Columbia Ancestors" by Sharon Hodges, pgs. 18-23.

* "Testing Family Lore: She Married a Distant Cousin in Virginia" by J. H. Fonkert, pgs. 24-29.

* "Contrasting German Migrations: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Waves" by James M. Beidler, pgs. 30-35.

* "What Happened to Eliza? A Case Study in Female Name Changes" by Nicole Gilkison La Rue, pgs. 52-57.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New Magazines for May 8, 2015

Alberta History, Spring 2015, Vol. 63, No. 2

* "A Young Englishman's Encounter with Canadian Farm Life," edited by Elkaine Taylor Thomas, pgs. 2-10.

* "Chinese Bachelors Seek Fairness 1936-37" by Daniel Johns, pgs. 13-25.

Note: issue contains the April 2015 copy of "History Now", the newsletter for The Historical Society of Alberta.

Families, May 2015, Vol. 54, No. 2

* "Diverse Destinies: The Buston Sisters, 1853-1954," by W. Wesley Johnston, pgs. 13-22.

* "A Legacy for My Children," by Marianne Perry, pgs. 23-29.

* "1891 Census Microfilm T-6427 Institutions--Where Were These People?" by Arlyn Montgomery, pgs. 30-34.

Note: Issue also contains the supplement, "Newsleaf".

National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volume 103, No. 1, March 2015

* "Crossing the Continent with Common Names: Indiana Natives John and Elizabeth (Smith) Smith," pgs. 29-35.

* "Indirect Evidence for the Identity of Richard Andrews (1748-1824) of Stark County, Ohio," pgs. 37-48.

* "Context and Comrades Illuminate a Silent Southerner: John Temple (1758-1838), Revolutionary War Pensioner," pgs. 49-67.

Revue Historique, Hiver 2015, Vol. 25, No. 2

* "Le Rougarou ou la légende de loup-garou," par Sylvie Brassard, pgs. 7-9.

* "Pépé Crochet: légende de la Belgique et les enfants de Bellegarde," par Sylvie Brassard, pgs. 10-11.

* "Loup-garous et Rougarous sous la loupe: projet du CRFM de Pamela Sing, Ph.D.," par Mélanie Lemire, pgs. 19-20.

* "Contes et légendes de la Rébellion," par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 23-27.

Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine), May/June 2015, Vol. 1, No. 2

* "Strangers in the Attic: The Era of CDVs and CCs," by George Matheson, pgs. 7-10.

* "Organizing and Caring for Old Family Photographs," by Jacky Gamble, pgs. 14-20.

* "Writing Your Family History in Five Steps," by Barbara Krasner, pgs. 37-39.

* "Sacrifice for Victory: Rationing During World War II," by Carol Richey, pgs. 48-51.


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New magazines for April 2015

Generations, March 2015, Vol. 40, No. 1

While the issue offers a variety of updates and local interest stories, check out the latest Manitoba Genealogical Society's project: "Manitoba Names Index (MANI)," pgs. 4-5.

Internet Genealogy, April/May 2015, Vol. 10, No. 1

* "There is a Lovely Land" by Carol Richey, pgs. 6-10. Note: The article looks at how to research your Danish genealogical roots.

* "Cloud Storage and Your Genealogy!" by Tony Bandy, pgs. 20-24.

* "Was Your Ancestor a True 'Child of the Sea'?" by David A. Norris, pgs. 31-34. Note: The article recommends where you can look if your ancestors were born at sea.

* "Parsons and Priests and Reverends and Rectors" by David A. Norris, pgs. 38-42.

Manitoba History, Winter 2015, No. 77

* "'An Excuse for Being So Bold': D. W. McDermid and the Early Development of the Manitoba Institute for the Death and Dumb 1888-1900" by Sandy R. Barron, pgs. 2-12.

* "Stories of Bayanihan and Belonging: Filipinos in Manitoba, Part 2" by Alison Marshall, pgs. 13-22.

* "A Stitch in Time: Winnipeg Jews and the Garment Industry" by Stan Carbone, pgs. 23-27.

* "Dick Tracy Gets Smacked Down: Comic Crimes in Manitoba" by Sgt. John Burchill, pgs. 28-35.

Note: Issue also contains the Spring 2015 edition of the "MHS Gazette".

Your Genealogy Today (formerly Family Chronicle Magazine), March/April 2015, Vol. 1, No. 1

* "The Old Dead Folks Club" by Robbie Gorr, pgs. 7-10.

* "Genealogy Tourism" by Lisa A. Alzo, pg. 13.

* "Searching for Ancestors in the British Department of State" by Ed Storey, pgs. 14-17.

* "Go Paperless" by Carol Richey, pgs. 36-38.

* "Unravelling a Pomeranian Mystery" by Lori Alexander, pgs. 48-51.

Note: These magazines can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New magazines for March 2015

NGS Magazine, January-March 2015, Vol. 41, No. 1

* "Educational Opportunities in Genealogy Part 2" by Julie Cahill Tarr, pgs. 16-20.

* "Using FamilySearch to Solve Genealogical Problems: 15 Tips" by James Ison, pgs. 22-27.

* "Who Changed Our Ancestors' Names?" by Kathy Petlewski, pgs. 45-48.

Relatively Speaking, February 2015, Vol. 43, No. 1

* "Whatever Happened to Jeannie McNeilly?" by Grant Nicol, pgs. 9-13.

* "Using WWI Records to Identify Family Groups in a One-Name Study" by Marilyn M. Astle and Peter Astle, pgs. 16-19.

* "Preacher Kelly" by Gloria (Kennett) Cathcart, pgs. 20-24.

Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New magazines for February

Folklore, Winter 2014/15

* "Incidentally, the good old days never existed" by Amy Jo Ehman, pgs. 8-12.

* "African Residents of Saskatchewan: A Long and Proud History of Enterprise and Freedom" by Ebele Mogo, pgs. 14-16.

* "Did They Become Scientists?" by Lois (Borland) Lee, p. 17.

* "Once Upon Saskatoon's First Suburb: A Brief History of Mayfair & Kelsey-Woodlawn" by Shannon McAvoy, p. 18-24.

* "1948 Saskatchewan Air Ambulance" by Lois Gibson, p. 26-27.

* "Why I Love Saskatchewan - Part 5: One-Room Schools" by Beryl Forgay, p. 28-30.

Note: issue contains the January 2015 copy of "SHFS Bulletin", the newsletter for The Sask. History & Folklore Society, Inc..

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National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volume 102, No. 4, December 2014

* "Identifying Stephen Lockwood of Greenwich, Connecticut, and Easton, New York, Husband of Abigail Marshall" by Frederick C. Hart Jr., CG, FASG pgs. 245-251.

* "John Walton, English Immigrant, New Hampshire Native, or Phantom?" by James Walton, pgs. 253-261.

* "Genealogical Research in Iowa" by Marieta A. Grissom, pgs. 263-306.


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Magazines

New January Magazines

Alberta History, Winter 2015, Vol. 63, No. 1

* "Mary Warren's Letters from the Home Front, 1916-1917" edited by Hugh A. Dempsey, pgs. 2-15.

* "Calgary in 1888" by Henry Norman, pgs. 16-19.

* "Recollections of an Experminentalist" by W. D. Albright, pgs. 20-24.

Note: issue contains the January 2015 copy of "History Now", the newsletter for The Historical Society of Alberta.

Families, February 2015, Vol. 54, No. 1

* "The Surrogate Family of Dr. John Matthew Munro" by Joyce Huth Munro, pgs. 6-10.

* "From Union Jack to Union Blue: Part Two" by Daniel Parkinson, pgs. 11-16.

* "The Trail of a Burnham Black Sheep: Silas (alias Zacheus) Burnham, c. 1840-1918" by Frederick I. Hill, pgs. 23-27.

Note: Issue also contains the supplement, "Newsleaf".


Note: These magazine issues can be borrowed for 1 week.


Categories: New Books, New Magazines

New Issue of Family Chronicle and Handbook for

Family Chronicle, Jan/Feb 2015, Vol. 19, No. 3

* "Strategies for Finding African American Ancestors Pre-1866" by Stuart Doyle, pgs. 13-17.

* "A Primer on the Russian Language and Names" by Matthew Bielawa, pgs. 31-35.

* "My Ancestor Was a Blacksmith" by Claire Gebben, pgs. 40-44.

* "Black Sheep, Loose Nuts, and Family Secrets" by Bill Leslie, pgs. 48-49.

Note: This magazine issue can be borrowed for 1 week.

Hendrickson, Nancy. Unofficial Guide to How to Find Your Family History on the #1 Genealogy Website. Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, [2014].

Summary: This book will help you get the most out of your subscription by showing you how to take advantage of all the world's biggest genealogy website has to offer--and how to find answers to your family tree questions within its 14 billion records, 60 million family tree and 32,000 databases.

Note: This book can be borrowed for 3 weeks.

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