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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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Podcast 54 - Swim Wear Over the Years - PREMIUM VERSION

June 10, 2018

Gena and Jean discuss swim fashions over the ages. The first half covers more of their particular experiences but the second half involves more of the earlier styles. Photos on the blog posted on this date - 10 June 2018 - (http://genaandjean.blogspot.com) illustrate some of Jean's ancestors' swim fashions. Also on the blog is where you can find the resources used in this program.

Photo here: Atlantic City, NJ, Detroit Publishing Co., publisher, ca. 1900; Library of Congress.

Podcast 54 - Swim wear - First half - FREE

June 10, 2018

Gena and Jean discuss swim fashions over the ages. The first half covers more of their particular experiences but the second half (available with the Premium version) involves more of the earlier styles. Photos on the blog posted on this date - 10 June 2018 - (http://genaandjean.blogspot.com) illustrate some of Jean's ancestors' swim fashions. Also on the blog is where you can find the resources used in this program.

Photo July 1898, Penfield, Edward, 1866-1925, artist, Harper's Magazine, Library of Congress photos.

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Podcast 53 - Hibbens’ Genealogy Journey, April 2018 - Full, Premium version

May 27, 2018

Jean Wilcox Hibben does this podcast solo, presenting information about her Genealogy Journey from California to New Jersey and back. The first part of the program goes through the chronological experience and the second portion provides suggestions for preparing for your own Genealogy Journey to historical societies, libraries, cemeteries, and other locations. For more information and photos of highlights of the trip, see the blog post for this date - 27 May 2018 - at <http://genaandjean.blogspot.com>

Photo above: portion of the Conrad Weiser memorial marker at the Conrad Weiser Homestead, Berks County, PA, April 2018

Podcast 53 - Hibbens’ Genealogy Journey, April 2018, short (FREE)

May 27, 2018

Jean Wilcox Hibben does this podcast solo, presenting information about her Genealogy Journey from California to New Jersey and back. The first part of the program goes through the chronological experience and the second portion (available with a premium subscription through Podbean) provides suggestions for preparing for your own Genealogy Journey to historical societies, libraries, cemeteries, and other locations. For more information and photos of highlights of the trip, see the blog post for this date - 27 May 2018 - at <http://genaandjean.blogspot.com>

Photo above: Jean Wilcox Hibben and Robert Wilcox with tombstone for their paternal grandfather, Lee Alfred Wilcox, Arlington Cemetery, Elmhurst, Illinois, 4 April 2018, copyrighted by Jean Wilcox Hibben.

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