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Podcast 62 - Forestry, premium version

November 11, 2018

Jean and her podcast partner for the day, Sara Cochran, discuss the world of lumber and the occupations involved therein. The second half includes some etymology of the forestry world and the words that have gained new meanings in more recent years. Some discussion about Roosevelt's programs are included.

Resources can be found at the blog post for this same date at http://genaandjean.blogspot.com

Image above is of Hauling logs to Railway, Keystone Lumber Co., ca 1905, copyright Detroit Publishing Company, accessed via Library of Congress, for educational purposes only.

 

Podcast 62 - Forestry - 1st half - FREE

November 11, 2018

Jean and her podcast partner for the day, Sara Cochran, discuss the world of lumber and the occupations involved therein. The second half (available only with a premium subscription) includes some etymology of the forestry world and the words that have gained new meanings in more recent years. Some discussion about Roosevelt's programs are included.

Resources can be found at the blog post for this same date at http://genaandjean.blogspot.com

Image above is of Unloading Lumber, Pensacola, Florida, ca 1910, copyright Detroit Publishing Company, accessed via Library of Congress, for educational purposes only.

 

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Podcast 61 - The History of Make-up

October 28, 2018

Sara Cochran joins Jean Wilcox Hibben for a podcast on make-up and cosmetics, including a couple of popular companies. The second half includes an explanation of the history of make-up use and its use as a cover up.

References for this program are posted at http://genaandjean.blogspot.com for this same date.

Image above: "The Best article in the world, Laird's bloom of youth, or liquid pearl for preserving & beautifying the complexion & skin," ca. 1863; retrieved from the Library of Congress.

Podcast 61 - The History of Make-up - first half, FREE

October 28, 2018

Sara Cochran joins Jean Wilcox Hibben for a podcast on make-up and cosmetics, including a couple of popular companies. The second half (available with a premium subscription) includes an explanation of the history of make-up use and its use as a cover up.

References for this program are posted at http://genaandjean.blogspot.com for this same date.

Photo above is from the Library of Congress and depicts François Gregoire & Co.'s "enamel of America" for beautifying and preserving the complexion; printed in oil colors by P.S. Duval & Son Philadelphia, ca. 1866. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.

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Podcast 60 - The Dust Bowl & US Depression

October 11, 2018

Sara Cochran joins Jean to discuss the effects the Dust Bowl and Depression had on our earlier generations. Thank you for listening.

Photo is from Arthur Rostein of an abandoned Oklahoma Farmhouse, ca. 1936, retrieved from the Library of Congress.

References for the program can be accessed at the Gena and Jean blog: <https://genaandjean.blogspot.com/2018/10/podcast-60-dust-bowl-depression.html> 

Podcast 60 - The Dust Bowl & Depression (First half - FREE)

October 11, 2018

Sara Cochran joins Jean to discuss the effects the Dust Bowl and Depression had on our earlier generations. To access the second half of the program, a premium subscription is required.

Photo is from Dorothea Lange of Texas farmhands, out of work, ca. 1936, retrieved from the Library of Congress.

References for the program can be accessed at the Gena and Jean blog: <https://genaandjean.blogspot.com/2018/10/podcast-60-dust-bowl-depression.html> 

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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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