This week on Roots Television:
Ancestors: Vital Records: Episode 205 from the popular PBS Ancestors series. A good starting point for your research is with the official vital records - the birth, marriage and death information recorded in the locality where your relative lived. Learn what vital records are and how to use them, including birth records, death records, obituaries, funeral home records, marriage records, and international records. And follow the inspirational journey of a family with Italian roots as they return to their homeland and celebrate their Italian heritage in Sicily. To purchase copies of this program on VHS or DVD, visit Ancestors.com
Connecting Families Across the World: In this entry to our Wild Roots! contest, Brad Jencks, a student at Bingham High School, does his part to preserve the Bingham City Cemetery.
Down Under Florida: The Milton Family: Genealogy Guys George Morgan and Drew Smith take us Down Under Tampa, Florida to learn more about the tragedy behind the Milton family tombstones.
Giving Back - Genealogy Style: This video from Elyse90505 is all about how to give back to the genealogy community and earn yourself some good genealogy karma points.
Linwood Plantation: Bernadine Anderson, a descendant of Linwood slaves, works to preserve the Linwood Plantation in Louisiana.
Online Vital Records: Lecture by Loretta Evans at the 2006 Genealogy and Technology Conference. Loretta discusses birth records, death records, public and private indexes, and tips for what to do when you can't find the records you want online.
Tennessee Tears: An interview with George John Curtis, author of Tennessee Tears, the unbelievable true story of an abused crippled orphan who searches 42 years for his biological family. He finds his dream only to discover that he was one of the victims of the Tennessee Children's Home Scandal.
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