Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Caring for Keepsakes: The Top 10 Family Herilooms - brand new BONUS webinar for Webinar Subscribers


There are some topics in genealogy that appeal only to a certain group - like ethnic or geographic research. Here's a topic that all Legacy Family Tree webinar subscribers can enjoy! "Caring for Keepsakes: The Top 10 Family Heirlooms" by Denise May Levenick has just been added to the Legacy webinar library.

This webinar is full of surprises! Denise surveyed genealogists to find out what their top family heirlooms were. The list will surprise and delight you. In this webinar, Denise will take you through the list of heirlooms and open your eyes to all the considerations needed to care for your keepsakes. She covers everything from storage to preservation and sharing. She also gives a list of what not to do to your items.

Interspersed with the education are great personal stories that will have you shaking your head in agreement or laughing from amusement. The presentation is visual eye candy as Denise takes us on a tour of her personal collection. Tying the webinar together is really sound advice.

"Caring for Keepsakes: The Top 10 Family Heirlooms" is an all-around hit. Let Denise take you on a wonderful hour long journey of nostalgia and learn how to care for your heirlooms at the same time.

How to view:
If you are an annual or monthly webinar subscriber, this webinar's recording is now available in the Webinar Library. Just head over to the library, login, and enjoy!

If you are not yet a webinar subscriber...when you join as an annual or monthly subscriber you, too, will have access to these bonus members-only webinars. This is the sixth we've added since January. Take a look at all of these benefits:
  • Unlimited access to the entire Webinar Library (currently 219 classes to choose from)
  • Access to the instructors' handouts (currently 912 pages)
  • Access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
  • 5% off anything in the FamilyTreeWebinars.com store
  • See which live webinars you have registered for
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About the presenter
Levenick-100In every family, someone ends up with “the stuff.” Denise May Levenick is a writer, researcher, and speaker with a passion for preserving and sharing family treasures of all kinds. She is the creator of the award-winning family history blog, The Family Curator and author of two books on preserving family treasures, How to Archive Family Photos (Family Tree Books, 2015), and How to Archive Family Keepsakes: Learn How to Preserve Family Photos, Memorabilia and Genealogy Records, (Family Tree Books, 2012).

Denise inherited her first family archive from her grandmother – a trunk filled with photos, letters, documents, and lots of “miscellaneous stuff” and is now the caretaker of several family collections. She has adapted professional archival techniques to the family archive situation and shares her experiences at her website, and in her books and articles.

Denise is a frequent contributor to family history magazines and online publications, and presenter for webinars and workshops. She is a former high school English and Journalism teacher, and a holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature.

How to Archive Family Keepsakes helps family historians use professional archival techniques with their own family treasures. Numerous charts and checklists and Denise’s practical guidance offer step-by-step advice for organizing, preserving, and digitizing heirlooms, and genealogy research. 

Denise is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Southern California Genealogical Society, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, and The Phi Beta Kappa Society. She heads the grant committee for the Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Grant founded in 2010 to assist young genealogists seeking to advance their genealogical education. She lives in Pasadena, California.

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