Episode #74 Overlooked Resources at Libraries and Archives

Libraries and Archives have some special files hidden away that you might not know about but should request. These are the vertical files and the manuscript files. In this episode of the podcast, we discuss how to access these files and what you might find inside and what you can do with this information.

We use the West Virginia Department of Arts Culture and History as an example for this research. They have pages and pages of what is listed in their vertical and manuscript files. Here is an example of what you would find in the Danske Dandridge Collection and in the Dudding Deed Collection.

Episode #73 Mind Mapping

Mind Mapping takes timelines to a whole new level. If you are a visual learner, you will love mind maps.

Mind Maps are like a whiteboard where you can add all your family including notes, dates, locations, all the information you need to help you make connections. There are several sites where you can put mind maps to use: