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Podcast 66 - Museums, Part 2: Historic events & disasters

February 26, 2019

Sara Cochran and Jean Wilcox Hibben discuss museums dealing with specific historical events, including disasters - general and specific. The second half includes even more specific detail on particular events - notably: floods, shipwrecks, train wrecks, and fires.

Information on resources used to compile these facts is located on the blog post for this same date, 26 February 2019 - check https://genaandjean.blogspot.com/2019/02/podcast-66-museums-part-2-historical.html 

Above photo is of TITANIC disaster. Senate Investigating Committee questioning individuals at the Waldorf Astoria, copyright 1912.

Podcast 66 - Museums, part 2: Disasters and Historical Events

February 26, 2019

Sara Cochran and Jean Wilcox Hibben discuss museums dealing with specific historical events, including disasters - general and specific. The second half (available only with the premium subscription) includes even more specific detail on particular events - notably: floods, shipwrecks, train wrecks, and fires.

Information on resources used to compile these facts is located on the blog post for this same date, 26 February 2019 - check https://genaandjean.blogspot.com/2019/02/podcast-66-museums-part-2-historical.html 

Above photo is of a museum in New York and an old fire engine on display there. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, copyright 1934 by Samuel Herman Gottscho, 1875-1971, photographer.

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Podcast 65 - Museums, Part 1, Military & Wars

January 15, 2019

Gena, Jean, & Sara discuss museums and other similar buildings that serve the purpose of displaying and explaining historical items and/or events. These are great resources for the social history buff. In the first half (included here) the program consists of definitions of terms, types of museums and the like, and some of the experiences of the podcasters. The second half covers specifics on wars and military museums.

Photo above is of the New York Museum of Natural History, copyright 1913, Irving Underhill, accessed via the Library of Congress.

For some of the resources used in this program, refer to the blog post of this same date - 15 January 2019 - at http://genaandjean.blogspot.com

 

Podcast 65 - Museums, Part 1: Military/War

January 15, 2019

Gena, Jean, & Sara discuss museums and other similar buildings that serve the purpose of displaying and explaining historical items and/or events. These are great resources for the social history buff. In the first half (included here) the program consists of definitions of terms, types of museums and the like, and some of the experiences of the podcasters. The second half (available only with a premium subscription) covers specifics on wars and military museums.

Photo above is of the Old National Museum (the Smithsonian), Washington, DC, ca 1919, accessed via the Library of Congress.

For some of the resources used in this program, refer to the blog post of this same date - 15 January 2019 - at http://genaandjean.blogspot.com

 

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Podcast 64 - Ancestors & Pets - full version

December 28, 2018

Jean Wilcox Hibben and Sara Cochran delve into the ancestral lives that included pets in the mix. Owning and raising pets is nothing new; learn how pet ownership was regarded in different cultures in part 2 but also how Sara and Jean remembered lives with pets in their own personal history, perhaps reminding you of ways in which you can include your own pets as you write your personal and family histories.

For references, check the blog post at https://genaandjean.blogspot.com for this same date, 28 December 2018

Above photo by Currier and Ives, "The Pets," copyright 1873, retrieved from the Library of Congress website.

Podcast 64 - Ancestors & Pets - first half, FREE

December 28, 2018

Jean Wilcox Hibben and Sara Cochran delve into the ancestral lives that included pets in the mix. Owning and raising pets is nothing new; learn how pet ownership was regarded in different cultures in part 2 (in the premium version) but also how Sara and Jean remembered lives with pets in their own personal history, perhaps reminding you of ways in which you can include your own pets as you write your personal and family histories.

For references, check the blog post at https://genaandjean.blogspot.com for this same date, 28 December 2018

Above photo by Currier and Ives, ca. 1890, retrieved from the Library of Congress website.

Podcast 63 - Family Stories from Passengers on Genealogy Journeys Cruise 2018

November 29, 2018

The Genealogy Journeys Cruise 2018 is over, but the stories linger on. On Monday evening, 5 November, a group of the passengers met to share some family stories. In order of recording, they are:

Tina McKillip

Debbie Teed

Jean Hibben

Lynda Osborn

Marilyn Lewis

Melodie Jones

Phyllis Kaylor

Sara Cochran

Enjoy some of their family and research experiences in a FREE podcast. 

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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.