8 Sept 2007
Introduction of Speaker by Gerhard Ruf
Main Presentation: Thomas Kemp – GenealogyBank.com – Unique Content for Documenting Your Family Tree
Thomas Jay Kemp is the Director of Genealogy Products at NewsBank. A well-known librarian and genealogist for more than 30 years, he is the author of more than two-dozen books. His numerous articles regularly appear in state and national library, archival and genealogical journals.
He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Utah Genealogical Association; and ALA Delegate to the International Federation of Library Associations. He is a life member of the Association for the Bibliography of History, the New England Archivists, the New Hampshire Library Association and the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society.
His most recent books include: “Virtual Roots 2.0: A Guide to Genealogy and Local History on the World Wide Web”. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2003. 311p. with CD-ROM and “The 1920 Census: A Reference and Research Guide”. North Salt Lake, UT: ProQuest, 2003. 250p.
For many years he was the director of Godfrey Memorial Library. Many of us used that to get a cheap subscription to Heritage Quest’s Census Records on the Internet. He is all the way from Connecticut to make presentations in the area and for us.
Thomas Kemp – Unique Content for Documenting Your Family Tree
The minutes are currently being edited by the presenter.
This presentation is available on DVDs #124 for UVPAFUG members to borrow or purchase.