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As Thanksgiving nears, it's a special time to put some thought into
things for which we are thankful. One of the things I appreciate is
IAGenWeb and the fact that we offer a web resource tool for family
researchers that is high quality and free. In order to make those
resources available, we count on volunteers to assist.
IAGenWeb has countless volunteers and we are grateful for all they do.
If you are interested in joining our team as a volunteer, there are
numerous ways you can contribute. One way is to volunteer to
transcribe records or you could offer to do look ups. Another way is to
become a county coordinator for one of our orphan counties. Right now,
we have 13 counties that are in need of a coordinator. They are:
JONES, JACKSON, SAC, IDA, POWESHIEK, SCOTT, CARROLL, GREENE, LYON,
ADAMS, POTTAWATTAMIE, EMMET, and MAHASKA.
For more information contact our Welcome Hosts at
Cindy & Karon
Welcome to the IAAUDUBO mailing list!!
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WHAT SHOULD YOU POST?
1. Questions about your ancestors. Give as much detail as you can.
2. Interesting history that is relevant to the list.
3. Genealogy and family history conferences, even if they charge for admission.
4. Genealogy societies should feel free to post about their society and their websites.
5. Book reviews of genealogy books are reasonable to post. A list of books is not, but sharing a good genealogy book you've found is a good idea.
6. Links to personal blogs that are about genealogy. They can be your blog or another. Even if the blog has ads, that is not a problem.
7. New collections on various genealogy sites that are relevant. We don't want advertisements, but if you find an interesting collection on Ancestry, FamilySearch, Library of Congress, or some other site that has relevance to the list, let people know.
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