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It's Spring and the 'first' "Greatest Little Show in Iowa" has arrived and
two tents are going up
today for your viewing! What a show we have for you to take part in! If you
love genealogy and you love Iowa, then this is the place for you!
What could be better than visiting one of our tents, taking a tour and
adopting one of our
orphan counties? You don't have to be an expert, although knowing a bit
about HTML, FTPing, and maintaining a web site gives you a head start. Even
those things aren't absolutely essential because the rest of us are here to
Part of the fun of being a county coordinator is learning on the job.
We have a small but great choice of counties for you to enjoy: Keokuk and
If you're interested in becoming a county coordinator and a part of the
project, please email us at welcome_to_iagenweb(a)iagenweb.org with your
questions or to request an application form.
Welcome Hostess Co-Chair
Welcome to the IAJONES mailing list!!
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WHAT SHOULD YOU POST?
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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.
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