|Bobby Stevens reading transcription of his grandmother's tape recording - with authentic Virginia accent!|
|Martha Reamy explaining What the War of 1812 was all about|
According to an announcement at GeneaPress.com there are big donations coming in towards a project to Preserve the Pensions from the War of 1812. Read about The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) donation to Preserve the Pensions – War of 1812 Pension Digitization Fund. " In conjunction with the National Archives; Records Administration (www.archives.gov), fold3 (www.fold3.com) and Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com). FGS is helping to digitize 180,000 pension applications representing an estimated 7.2 million pages of War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files. The collection will be available for free on fold3’s website at www.fold3.com/title_761/war_of_1812_pension_files/."
On Saturday morning, August 4th, the 8am online radio show "My Society" by the Federation of Genealogical Societies, will spotlight our Honolulu County Genealogical Society at approximately 8:45 am. Donna Wendt will be interviewed on the telephone about the society and it can be heard at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/mysociety at approximately 8:45 am Hawaii Time. It can also be heard archived on iTunes under the Podcast category.