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  • fredastewart
    Sep 19, 2004
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      Hi - just checked my 'book' and I am booked to the digitization work on
      October 7th, Thursday at 10:00 am.
      Freda Stewart
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Bill Mumford" <mumford@...>
      To: <dist-gen@...>
      Sent: Sunday, September 19, 2004 5:10 PM
      Subject: Family Papers Collection


      > Please remember that your reply will go to everyone on the list and
      > the original sender so please stay on topic or ensure you delete
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      >
      > In just two short weeks the National Genealogical Society's Family Papers
      > Collection team will arrive in Calgary. This is a wonderful opportunity
      > to
      > have your family papers and photos recorded in digital form at no cost to
      > you. For full details log on to www.afhs.ab.ca or www.family-roots.ca and
      > look for the link to the Family Papers Collection.
      >
      > The NGS team of Dennis and Carla Ridenour will discuss the Family Papers
      > Collection at the next AFHS regular meeting, (October 4th 7:15 PM at the
      > Christian Reformed Church, 14a Street and 37th Ave S.W.). They will make
      > another presentation on the selection and use of digital cameras at the
      > Computer SIG meeting the following Saturday (October 9th, 10:00AM in the
      > lounge of the LDS Stake House at 17th Ave and 19a Street S.W) They
      > complete
      > the hat trick with a third talk at Family Roots 2004 on "Using Your Camera
      > as a Research Assistant". (October 16th, Carriage House Inn, 90th Ave and
      > McLeod Trail S.W.) Both of the Ridenours have been featured speakers at
      > numerous national genealogical seminars. Dennis recently retired from
      > Lucent Technologies and is an expert on the use of digital cameras and the
      > creation of multimedia presentations. His wife, Carla, is the former
      > editor
      > of the NGS Newsmagazine and currently edits the NGS on line newsletter,
      > UpFront. Both are expert genealogists of long standing and have created
      > a
      > number of very imaginative multimedia presentations of family data. (Some
      > of you might remember "I'm My Own Grandpa" (The Mumford Family Tree) from
      > Family Roots 2002.)
      >
      > The team has visited Dallas and Oklahoma City in the last few months and
      > recorded over 70, 000 digital images of a variety of family papers,
      > photos,
      > etc. Calgary is their third stop. The selection of our city was no
      > accident. The AFHS has a reputation as a very active group and was
      > presented an award for technical excellence in 2000 by the New England
      > Historical and Genealogical Society. I'm sure their choice will be
      > justified.
      >
      > Any questions can be addressed to Bill Mumford at mumford@... or
      > phone 933-2881 (leave a message and your phone number on the machine if no
      > answer. This is a local call from Calgary.)
      >
      >
      >
      > http://www.afhs.ab.ca
      >
      > http://www.family-roots.ca
      >


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