Show Notes – How to Archive Family Keepsakes with Denise Levenick

How to Archive Family Keepsakes with Denise Levenick on Fieldstone CommonFollowing are some items that were mentioned during the 13 June 2013 Fieldstone Common interview with Denise Levenick about her book How to Archive Family Keepsakes: Learn how to preserve family photos, memorabilia & genealogy records.

The podcast of the interview is now available.

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How to Archive Family Keepsakes, published by Family Tree Books, is available for purchase from Amazon.com and other booksellers.Denise Levenick

You can learn more about Denise at her website. You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter.

During the interview Denise Levenick announced that she would make available a Free Worksheet from her recent Preserving Keepsakes Workshop for Fieldstone Common listeners.  Read the blog post to learn how to use the worksheet then download the form for your own use.

How to Archive Family Keepsakes covers organizing your photos, papers and artifacts as well as digitizing paper documents and photographs. The final section of the book provides strategies for genealogy success including organizing your research, source citations and discovering helpful software.

Family Tree Books, a division of F+W Media, the publisher of How to Archive Family Keepsakes, donated two copies of the book which were provided as giveaways during the live show to listeners in Michigan and Oregon. A big thank you to the Family Tree Books for their generosity!

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How to Archive Family Keepsakes with Denise Levenick now a Podcast

PodcasticonbeDerickkwaThe most recent episode of Fieldstone Common featuring Denise Levenick discussing her book How to Archive Family Keepsakes is now available as a podcast.

The podcast can be played through the computer using your default media player (click play below) or downloaded to iTunes (also below).

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How to Archive Family Keepsakes with Denise Levenick

LIVE: THURSDAY, 13 June 2013 at 1:00pm EDT

How to Archive Family Keepsakes with Denise Levenick on Fieldstone CommonThis week on Fieldstone Common, Marian Pierre-Louis interviews Denise Levenick, the Family Curator, author of How to Archive Family Keepsakes.

In every family someone ends up with Mom’s and Dad’s “stuff”—a lifetime’s worth of old family photos, papers, and memorabilia packed into boxes, trunks, and suitcases. This inheritance can be as much a burden as it is a blessing. How do you organize your loved one’s estate in a way that honors your loved one, keeps the peace in your family and doesn’t take over your home or life? How to Archive Family Keepsakes gives you step-by-step advice for how to organize, distribute and preserve family heirlooms.

Whether you have boxes filled with treasures or are helping a parent or relative downsize to a smaller home, this book will help you organize your family archive and preserve your family history for fuDenise Levenickture generations.

Denise Levenick is a writer and genealogist who writes about organizing, preserving, and sharing family history at her website www.thefamilycurator.com, voted one of Family Tree Magazine’s 40 Best Genealogy Blogs in 2010 and in 2011.

 

Upcoming in June on Fieldstone Common

Be sure to mark your calendar. We’ll be giving away some great books during the live broadcasts of Fieldstone Common.

6 June 2013 at 1pm EDT The Great Escape of Edward Whalley & William Goffe with Chris Pagliuco on Fieldstone Common The Great Escape of Edward Whalley and William Goffe: Smuggled through Connecticut with Christopher Pagliuco. Hear the true tale of two men hiding out in New England after killing the King of England.
13 June 2013 at 1pm EDT How to Archive Family Keepsakes with Denise Levenick How to Archive Family Keepsakes  with Denise Levenick. Every family has “stuff” along with a designated family historian who must sort through it all. Denise teaches how to organize and preserve your family keepsakes.
20 June 2013 at 1pm EDT Lotiions, Potions, Pills and Magice with Elaine Breslaw on Fieldstone Common Lotions, Potions, Pill, and Magic: Healthcare in Early America with Elaine G. Breslaw. This overview of health and healing in early America describes the evolution of public health crises and the tensions between trained doctors and the lay public.
27 June 2013 at 1pm EDT The North End with Alex R. Goldfeld on Fieldstone Common The North End: A Brief History of Boston’s Oldest Neighborhood with Alex R. Goldfeld. Before it became “Little Italy”, the North End was home to prominent figures such as Paul Revere as well as being Boston’s first African American neighborhood.