Sat, 28 June 2008
July 4, 2008 EPISODE SHOW NOTES:
This special episode of the Genealogy Gems Podcast is dedicated to the men and women serving in the U.S. military
Patrick Henry's speech performerd by Harry E. Humphrey on Edison Blue Amberol, 1912
The Continental Congress - The You Are There radio show took historic events and dramatized them with "live radio" coverage style. C1947-1950
The Star Spangled Banner performed by Thomas Chalmers and chorus (including Elizabeth Spencer). Edison Records, 1915
Washington's Farewell Address performed by Harry E. Humphrey for Edison Blue Amberol 1912
If Washington Should Come To Life performed by Billy Murray on Edison Gold Moulded Record, 1906
Thomas Jefferson March performed by United States Marine Band on Edison Standard Record, 1909
Under Freedom's Flag performed by Edison Military Band on Edison Gold Moulded Record, 1908
My Country 'Tis Of Thee performed by Edison Male Quartette on Edison Gold Moulded Record, 1903
Edison recordings courtesy of the University of California, Santa Barbara
Sat, 14 June 2008
GEM: Another look at the Handwriting of Our Ancestors
Listen to Part One of my exclusive interview with one of America's Sweethearts, and let me tell you, she is a gem! You know Kathy Lennon from her more than 50 years with the Lennon Sisters, but you may not know that she is also an avid family historian.
CONTEST - Premium Members post your stories in the Forum for a chance to win a pair of Best Pals Dolls! Who Were Your Best Childhood Pals?
Genealogy Gems Premium Members are invited to come share your stories of childhood best pals, your own story or perhaps one about an ancestor, and be entered in our Best Pals contest for a chance to win a beautiful pair of Best Pals dolls, each with their own signed certificate of authenticity, and delivered in a Best Pals Tote Bag. It's over a $60 value! You may enter as many stories as you wish. The winner will be contacted by email on July 31, 2008.
The Lennon Sisters upcoming performances:
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