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Planning to attend the New England Regional Genealogical Conference (NERGC) April 6-10 in Springfield, Mass.? Register soon: The deadline for early bird savings is Feb. 15—after that, the full-conference fee goes from $110 to $135. Learn more on the NERGC
Here’s another money-saving tip for you: If you’ve been thinking about joining subscription
historical records site Footnote, we got an e-mail about a $49.95 membership sale
going on through Jan. 31 (the normal annual membership costs $79.95). Click
here to see the offer.
Starting Feb. 12, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis
is hosting an exhibition called Red/Black:
Related Through History about the interwoven history of African-Americans and American
Indians. It gathers personal narratives, paintings, baskets, pottery, photographs
and other rare items from across the country to tell the story of the two groups’
shared experiences. (You can read more about “Black
The National Archives has launched a free mobile app called Today’s Document. It helps
you learn what happened on a specific date, search for a document by keyword, or browse
historical highlights from the archives’ holdings. You can view photos and documents,
and read background information on the selection. Learn more from this video,
and download the app from the Android marketplace or the Apple iTunes Store.