Category: New Magazines
New Manitoba History Issue
Manitoba History, Fall 2012, No. 70
* "How Winnipeg Invented the Media" by Ken Goldstein, pgs. 5-17.
* "Winnipeg Women Journalists Have Always Led the Way" by Shirley Muir and Penni Mitchell, pgs. 47-48.
* "Churchill, the Queen and the Press Club" by Shiella Jones, pgs. 51-52.
* "Founding the Nor'Wester" by William Coldwell and introduced by Scott Stephen, pgs. 53-57. Note: Nor'Wester was the first newspaper published on the Canadian Prairies in 1859.
Issue also contains the October-December 2012/January 2013 Issue of Time Lines, The Manitoba Historical Society Newsletter.
New Magazine: Families (Ontario Genealogical Society)
Families Genealogical Society) Volume 51, November 2012, Number 4
The Stained Glass Mystery by Debra Honor, p. 9
Six Degrees of Separation from the War of 1812? by Fred Blair, p. 12
QMSgt Joseph Legare/Legary: War of 1812 Veteran by Bill Amell, p. 16
James Ormsby: A Waterloo Veteran in the Canadian Wilderness by Nancy Bray, p. 19
Where Are Those Records? The War of 1812 and Its Influence on North Simcoe Country by Gwen Patterson
Note: This issue also contains the supplement newsletter Newsleaf Nov. 42, No. 4
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New Magazines: Alberta History & Family Chronicle
Alberta History, Autumn 2012, Vol. 60, No. 4
* Charlie Wood: Crusader, Community-Builder, and Frontier Journalist by Jim Bradley, p. 2
* Jean L'Heureux: A Life of Adventure by Raymond Huel, p. 9
* Fort Pitt to Edmonton: The Other Route by Paul Sutherland, p. 17
* A History of North Red Deer by Harlan Hulleman, p. 23
Note: Issue also contains "History Now", The Historical Society of Alberta Newsletter, for October 2012, No. 4.
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* Your Ancestor's Holidays by David A. Norris, p. 6
* Revolutionary War Pension Application Files by Craig Roberts Scott, p. 13
* Genealogy Bucket List by Gena Philibert-Ortega, p. 17
* Cousins Explained by Christine Woodcock, p. 22
New Magazines: Internet Genealogy and Family Tree Magazine
Internet Genealogy October/November 2012, Vol. 7, No. 4
* "1940 Census: Deciphering Your Ancestors' Data in Context"
* "Jewel of the Midwest: A Review of the Columbus Memory Project" by Tony Bandy
* "Researching English Ancestors in Quebec" by Elizabeth Lapointe
* "Mind Maps: Free Your Mind" by Lisa A. Alzo
* "The Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner: Portable, Mobile Scanning!" by Tony Bandy
* "Name Variant Tools" by Diane L. Richard
* "25 sources for Death Information" by Gena Philibert-Ortega
* "Google Maps" George G. Morgan shows us how to visualize our ancestors' environment
* "Adventures with ArkivDigital" Amanda Epperson discovers a way to research records of the Swedish Church online
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* "Weekend Warrior" by David A. Fryxell. Seven genealogy projects are do-able in less than two days
* "Heirloom Hunting" by Sunny Jane Morton. A five-step reconnaissance mission for family keepsakes
* "Your Latin American Genealogy Journey" by Chris Staats
* "Researching Quaker Ancestors" by James M. Beidler
PLUS three articles on the theme: How to Research Like a Pro
New Magazines for August
Just in time for the August long weekend...
Alberta History, Summer 2012, Vol. 60, No. 3
* "Charles M. Russell and Guy Weadick: A Match Made in Stampede Heaven" by Brian W. Dippie, pgs. 15-22.
* "Stampede Park: Origins of a Gathering Place" by Aimee Benoit, pgs. 23-32.
* "The Zeitgeist of Western Settlement and the Calgary Stampede" by David C. Jones, pgs. 43-52.
Note: Issue also contains "History Now", The Historical Society of Alberta Newsletter, for July 2012, no. 3.
Manitoba History, Spring 2012, No. 68
* "Developing a Better Model: Aboriginal Employment and the Resource Community of Leaf Rapids, Manitoba (1971-1977)" by Sarah J. Ramsden, pgs. 6-16.
* "High Stakes and Hard Times: Herb Lake and Depression-Era Mining in Northern Manitoba" by Will Steniburg, pgs. 17-27.
* "W. J. Waines, the IUN Crisis of 1978, and the Development of Post-Secondary Education in Northern Manitoba" by Jennifer Marchant, pgs. 28-34.
Note: Issue also contains "Time Lines", The Manitoba Historical Society Newsletter, for June-September 2012, Vol. 44, no. 3.
* "Un passé parfois oublié" par Céline Giguère, pgs. 6-15.
* "De la Franche-Comté à la Saskatchewan" par Linda Reverchon, pgs. 21-26.
* "Le cheminement de Fracis Kasongo" par Laurier Gareau, pgs. 33-35.
Folklore,Summer 2012, Vol. 33, No. 3
* "Church on the Move" by Bev Lundahl, pgs. 12-15. Note: article is about the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Stanley Mission. To learn more about the church's history, you check out the Saskatchewan produced Edifice and Us episode which is now available for viewing in the Prairie History Room.
* "Ella Davis - A Self-Taught Artist" by Lois Lee, pgs, 22-23.
* "The Royal Visit To Moose Jaw - May 25, 1939" by Shirley Lomheim, pgs.24-25.
* "Terror from the Sky: The Regina Tornado of 1912" by Keith Foster, pgs. 26-29.
New Family Chronicle Issue
Family Chronicle, July/August 2012, Vol. 16, No. 6
* "Finding Your Revolutionary War Ancestors" by Craig Roberts Scott, pgs. 13-15.
* "Giddy Up! Your Ancestors' Horse-Drawn Vehicles" by David A. Norris, pgs. 18-22.
* "Digital Cameras and Your Genealogy" by Ed Zapletal, pgs. 31-33.
Hendrickson, Nancy. Discover Your Family History Online: a Step-By-Step Guide to Starting Your Genealogy Search. Cincinnati, Ohio: Family Tree Books, 2012.
Summary: The internet has made millions of records available to search any time, anywhere. Start finding your ancestors with just a few strokes of a keyboard using the detailed instruction in this book. Inside you'll find:
Note: This book can be borrowed for 3 weeks!
Generations, June 2012, Vol. 37, No. 2
* "Sigtryggur Jónasson: 'Father of New Iceland'" by Emma Anderson, pgs. 6-11.
* "Canadian Immigration from Europe" by Bill Curtis, pgs. 24-26.
Note: This magazine issue can be borrowed for 1 week. Back issues of most Prairie History Room magazines are kept in the shelf behind the current issue and can also be borrowed for a 1 week loan period.
Relatively Speaking, May 2012, Vol. 40, No. 2
* "Searching for Charlotte, Part II - The Voyage North" by Marily Lappi, pgs. 62-65.
* "Looking for Family History in Minnesota and Wisconsin" by Margaret McInall, pgs. 68-72.
* "Your London Research Trip" by Lynn Fogwill, pgs. 73-77.
Saskatchewan History, Spring/Summer 2012, Vol. 64, No. 1
* "Surviving Tough Times: Saskatchewan Women Teachers in the Great Depression" by June Corman and Christine Ensslen, pgs. 8-23.
* "A Biographical Sketch of Pioneer Naturalist Charles F. Holmes, 1888-1948" by C. Stuart Houston, pgs. 24-31.
Worth, Summer 2012, Vol. 24, No. 2
* "2012 Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Heritage Architecture Excellence Awards" by Ross Herrington, Rod Stutt, Frank Korvemaker and Marg Hryniuk, pgs. 4-9.
* "3D Models of Saskatchewan Done Without Ever Visiting Here!" by Joe Ralko, pgs. 12-13.
* "Another Ones Bites the Dust: The Lift and Death of Regina's Black Block" by Don Black, pgs. 16-17.
* "I-XL Masonry Supplies Ltd. 100 Years of Built History" by Kim Kigney, pgs. 22-23.
* "By Artists, for Artists? Creating the Saskatchewan Arts Board and Canada Council" by Gregory Klages, pgs, 38-49.
New Magazine Issues for June
Internet Genealogy, June/July 2012, Vol. 7, No. 2
* "Canadian Census: Hollywood Style" by Dave Obee, pgs. 6-8.
* "Top Online Immigration Resources" by Diane L. Richard, pgs. 16-18.
* "Public Libraries: a Genealogist's Treasure" by Amanda Epperson, pgs. 47-49. Note: One advantage that Epperson does not discuss in her article is that most public libraries are able to borrow materials or get copies made of materials from other public and academic libraries in the country.
* "Mocavo: A Genealogist's Search Engine" by Tony Brandy, pgs. 51-52.
NGS Magazine, April-June 2012, Vol. 38, No. 2
* "Stop, Thief! A Plagiarism Primer" by Debbie Mieszala, pgs. 17-20.
* "The 1940 Federal Census" by Constance Potter and Diane Petro, pgs. 21-24.
* "An Overview of Immigration Records" by Kathy Petlewski, pgs. 48-53.
Note: These issues can be borrowed for 1 week. Back issues of most Prairie History Room magazines are kept in the shelf behind the current issue and can also be borrowed for a 1 week loan period.
New Issue of Families Magazine
Families, May 2012, Vol. 51, No. 1
* "Chapter 1: Sharing Your Research" by Susan Yates and Greg Ioannou, pgs. 3-5. Note: article examines the notion of publishing your family history and some of the thing to consider when it comes to self-publishing.
* "Of Buttermilk and Banjos: a Glimpse into the History of Blacks in Norfolk County" by Scott Gillies, pgs. 15-20.
* "The English Settlement Examination Record for William Bennett of Chedzoy, Somerset: a Genealogical Treasure" by Brooke Findlay Skelton, pgs. 28-32.
Note: Issue also contains the May 2012 supplement of NewsLeaf.
Note: This issue can be borrowed for 1 week. Back issues of most Prairie History Room magazines are kept in the shelf behind the current issue and can also be borrowed for a 1 week loan period.
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