SGS News

 It’s not too late to join us for the December 18th Holiday Party Potluck!  Sign up HERE.

Articles of Interest
Merilee shares a link to a post from Dick Eastman’s newsletter – ‘Retrieval of Irish Archive Lost in 1922 Fire’. She thinks “it’s amazing what can be done these days to save history!”  Read the article HERE.
Another article she recently found of interest from Mr. Eastman is how artificial intelligence is used to find more information in newspaper obituaries for the Ancestry.com website.  Find out how AI is being used in a positive way to help researchers of family history. Learn more HERE.

Poem from Sally Daugherty
Member Sally Daugherty shares a poem she was inspired to write after doing research with Fold3.  She thought it might be of use, or at least some amusement to viewers.

4th GGF

My brain churns this morning
yielding an occasional belch of insight
or heart felt pang of remorse.

Must digest theory of yesterday.
That banquet of aged information
visible, gobbled up from Fold 3.

New Hampshire bones lie undisturbed as
my ancestor inhabits the internet
exposed for anyone to see.

Read  Sally’s poem in it’s entirety HERE.

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1 Response to SGS News

  1. Brenda says:

    Sally’s poem made me think. Thank you Sally.

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