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Podcast 59 - WWI and the Spanish Flu Pandemic - Premium version

September 10, 2018

Sara Cochran joins Jean Wilcox Hibben to discuss the interaction between the Spanish flu pandemic and World War I. 

To see the resources Sara and Jean used for this topic, check on the genaandjean.blogspot.com: https://genaandjean.blogspot.com/2018/09/podcast-59-wwi-and-spanish-flu.html

Image above from the Library of Congress: "Precautions taken in Seattle, Wash., during the Spanish Influenza Epidemic would not permit anyone to ride on the street cars without wearing a mask. 260,000 of these were made by the Seattle Chapter of the Red Cross which consisted of 120 workers, in three days." ca 1918-1919.

Poscast 59 - World War I and the Spanish Flu Pandemic-FREE version (1st half)

September 10, 2018

Sara Cochran joins Jean Wilcox Hibben to discuss the interaction between the Spanish flu pandemic and World War I. This is a two-part podcast but only part one is presented here in the FREE version. To hear the entire presentation, return to the Genealogy Journeys home page on podbean and click on the Premium Version to subscribe ($20/year for all podcasts, including those given before this date).

To see the resources Sara and Jean used for this topic, check on the genaandjean.blogspot.com: https://genaandjean.blogspot.com/2018/09/podcast-59-wwi-and-spanish-flu.html

Image above from the Library of Congress: "The Red Cross Emergency Ambulance station of the District of Columbia Chapter is usually a busy place. But during the influenza epidemic of the autumn of 1918 it was worked over time."

 

 
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Podcast 58 - Hobos and their Lifestyle - Full Version, PREMIUM

August 26, 2018

Jean is joined by Sara Cochran to discuss hobos and their lifestyles, communication, difficulties, lexicon, reasons for taking on that lifestyle, food, and even the annual Hobo Convention. Jean adds the song "Go to Sleep You Weary Hobo" in the second half.

For information on the resources used in this podcast, check <https://genaangjean.blogspot.com> for 26 August 2018.

Image above: Two hobos after being kicked off a train, Library of Congress (date unknown).

Podcast 58 - Hobos and their Lifestyle-First half- FREE

August 26, 2018

Jean is joined by Sara Cochran to discuss hobos and their lifestyles, communication, difficulties, lexicon, reasons for taking on that lifestyle, food, and even the annual Hobo Convention. Jean adds the song "Go to Sleep You Weary Hobo" in the second half, available with the Premium version (available from the main page of GenJourneys on Podbean). 

For information on the resources used in this podcast, check <https://genaangjean.blogspot.com> for 26 August 2018.

Image above: The Big Hand-out, Hobo Convention, Cincinnati, 1912, retrieved from the Library of Congress.

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Podcast 57 - International Travel with Gena, FULL, Premium version

August 9, 2018

Gena "solos" it on this travelog-travel education podcast dealing with her recent journey to Europe. She shares information about food, packing, planning, preparedness (including tips for possible medical issues), staying within a budget, and more. Whether your travel is for genealogy or for vacation (or both), Gena's experiences are worth the time to listen to; for the links and sources she mentions, check her blog post for this program at <http://genaandjean.blogspot.com>

 

Image above from the Library of Congress:

Title: European travel views

Contributor Names: Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942, photographer

Created / Published: between 1904 and 1938.

 

Podcast 57 - International Travel with Gena, 1st half - FREE

August 9, 2018

Gena takes over this podcast with travel tips for those planning to travel internationally. From packing to food to tours to clothing to bring (and not bring) and more, Gena's personal experiences are detailed for anyone planning such a trip, for pleasure, genealogy research, and more. Her links for travel and packing help are on the gena and jean blogspot. For a few laughs and lots of education, listen to an interesting podcast experience. (Covered in the second half: help for how to handle medical issues abroad.)

 

Image above from the Library of Congress: 

Title: European travel views

Contributor Names: Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942, photographer

Created / Published: between 1904 and 1938.

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Podcast 56 - Illegal Alcohol, Part 2 - Bootlegging (Premium Version)

July 18, 2018

Gena and Jean explore some of the effects of prohibition on ancestral lives. Besides sharing a couple of family stories, they discuss the consequences of prohibition on both crime and lifestyle. The second half covers some of the terminology of the activities associated with illegal alcohol during the early 1900s. (Apologies for some drops in the dialogue.)

The information cited comes from a few specific websites which are clearly identified on the blogpost associated with this podcast (see <http://genaandjean.blogspot.com> for 18 July 2018).

The photograph displayed above comes from the Library of Congress and shows the confiscation of illegal alcohol production, unknown photographer, taken between 1918-1928. 

Podcast 56 - Illegal Alcohol, Part 2 - Bootlegging (1st half, FREE)

July 18, 2018

Gena and Jean explore some of the effects of prohibition on ancestral lives. Besides sharing a couple of family stories, they discuss the consequences of prohibition on both crime and lifestyle. The second half, accessed with a Premium subscription, covers some of the terminology of the activities associated with illegal alcohol during the early 1900s. (Apologies for some drops in the dialogue.)

The information cited comes from a few specific websites which are clearly identified on the blogpost associated with this podcast (see <http://genaandjean.blogspot.com> for 18 July 2018).

The photograph displayed above comes from the Library of Congress and shows the objection of some to the 18th Amendment, taken by Harris & Ewing, photographers, 1931.

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Podcast 55 - Illegal Alcohol, Part 1 - Moonshining (PREMIUM version)

July 4, 2018

Gena and Jean discuss various aspects of moonshine, from early days in the 1600s and 1700s to about the time of prohibition. In the second half of the program, Jean adds a song about the practice of moonshine, written by Albert Frank Beddoe. The aspects of moonshine and various laws relating to it are covered, with Internet sources cited here and available, as links, at <https://genaandjean.blogspot.com/2018/07/podcast-55-illegal-alcohol-part-1.html>. Also mentioned in the first half are the connection between NASCAR and moonshining, as well as the debate about that relationship and, in the second portion, some of the moonshine vocabulary and recipes are provided.

Photo above is from the Library of Congress, Harpers Weekly, North Carolina depiction, dated 1879

Podcast 55 - Illegal Alcohol, Part 1 - Moonshining (First half - FREE)

July 4, 2018

Gena and Jean discuss various aspects of moonshine, from early days in the 1600s and 1700s to about the time of prohibition. In the second half of the program, Jean adds a song about the practice of moonshine, written by Albert Frank Beddoe, available on the premium version of the podcast (also posted on this website, Podbean). The aspects of moonshine and various laws relating to it are covered, with Internet sources cited here and available, as links, at <https://genaandjean.blogspot.com/2018/07/podcast-55-illegal-alcohol-part-1.html>. Also mentioned in the first half are the connection between NASCAR and moonshining, as well as the debate about that relationship and, in the second portion, some of the moonshine vocabulary and recipes are provided.

Photo above is from the Library of Congress, labeled "Kentucky Moonshiner," and dated 1877.

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