June 28th, 2008

Jamboree Fashions

Here’s a view of the T-shirt I’m wearing at the SCGS Jamboree! From VistaPrint.com

Pix from Burbank

Above: George G. Morgan, flanked by Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, and Stephen Danko, responds to a question during the first-ever Genea-Bloggers Summit on June 28, 2008, during the 39th Annual Southern California Genealogical Jamboree. The all-star panel finds themselves looking at themselves looking at themselves thanks to Elizabeth O’Neal’s Little Bytes of Life. Genea-bloggers gather: front row from left–Kathryn Doyle; Dick …Continue reading →

SCGS Jamboree: Elizabeth Scoops Bloggers at Summit

BURBANK, Calif.–As some of the geneablogosphere’s brightest stars sat on a panel discussing what they do and how they do it, the story was being scooped by genea-blogger Elizabeth O’Neal from her vantage point in the third row. At 10:28 AM PDT, less than half an hour after the session began, she posted the following: (click to enlarge) Kathryn Doyle …Continue reading →

More Jamboree

BURBANK, Calif.–The highlight of Friday at the SCGS Jamboree was the banquet with keynote speaker Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak. Megan, who’s know to everybody in the genealogy world, spoke on “Right Annie, Wrong Annie–Annie Moore of Ellis Island,” an absolutely riveting and poignant story of correcting the historical record about the first immigrant to arrive at Ellis Island in 1892. The …Continue reading →

Genea-Jamboree: Day 1

BURBANK, Calif.–The 39th Annual Southern California Genealogical Jamboree got underway this morning at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel. The Jamboree began with a class on “Beginning Genealogy,” which for reasons I noted last night I did not attend. More about what I did instead later. I went downstairs about 12:15 PM and spotted Randy Seaver at the check-in desk. We …Continue reading →

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