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Organize Your Photos: Preserve Your Family’s Pictorial Legacy

Family pictures are precious — but if you don’t pay proper attention, they could be lost forever. Nancy Hendrickson (the instructor of our Organize Your Genealogy and Digital Photography Essentials classes) will advice you on how best to organize and preserve delicate heirloom photos and modern digital images. Confused about batch scanning? Curious about preservation? Nancy will help you out. Learn more and sign up for the class here Learn More →

New Courses for September

Thinking of going back to school? Family Tree University‘s September session begins Monday, Sept 13, and we’ve got three new courses for you. Read on for the whole course catalog! STRATEGIES New: Organize Your Genealogy: Get Your Research in Order (and Keep It That Way) Whether you work on paper or do everything online, getting your research organized is essential to keeping track of ancestors and making sure you know where to put new ones in your family tree. More courses: Mastering Google Search Reverse … Learn More →

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Organize Your Genealogy: Get Your Research in Order (and Keep It That Way)

A successful genealogist often ends up with an embarrassment of riches: too much information in too many places. Whether you work on paper or do everything online, getting your research organized is essential to keeping track of ancestors and making sure you know where to put new ones in your family tree. This course will rescue you from unhelpful habits and get your workspace—virtual or physical—tidy again. Learn More →

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Write Your Family History: Create a Captivating Record of Your Family’s Story

This extended, eight-week version of Write Your Family History gives you more time to work with a professional writer to make your family history tale the best it can be. In the first half of this course, you’ll craft an outline for your book and start putting your family’s legacy down on paper. The second half of this course is a workshop, in which you’ll share your writing with the instructor and receive feedback on how to move forward. Learn more Learn More →

Build a Family Website: Make a Site for Your Family in Four Weeks

Whether you’re organizing the family reunion, writing about your family’s history or trying to track down lost kin, you need a website. This course will teach you how to build a family website using free resources in just four weeks. By the end of the class, you’ll be ready to launch your website. COURSE BEGINS: View upcoming course schedule for dates COURSE LENGTH: 4 weeks TUITION: $99.99 ($89.99 for VIP) INSTRUCTOR: Lisa Alzo (Bio) Download course syllabus WHAT YOU’LL LEARN The essential language of the … Learn More →

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Creating a Family History Book: Start-to-Finish Guidance for Assembling and Printing a Family Keepsake

You’ve worked hard to uncover your family’s history, and you want to preserve your research in a form that will stand the test of time—a keepsake book that can be shared today as well as archived for future generations. If you’ve ever thought such a project was too overwhelming or that you had to complete you research before you could create your book, this simply isn’t true. Family history books come in all flavors, from collections of family recipes to compilations of oral history interviews. … Learn More →