Episode from the podcastThe Genealogy Gems Podcast with Lisa Louise Cooke - Your Family History Show

Episode 39 - Heritage Quilts, History Podcasts, Mail & More

Released Sunday, 20th January 2008
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Published Jan 20, 2008
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1890 census: visit the National Archives pages
New Poll Question at Genealogy Gems News Blog:Are you a member of your local area genealogy society?
MAILBOX:
Diana Larson wrote to recommend the American Girl Collection: 
"The American Girls Collection books are a great way for children (and adults) to learn about children living through different periods in American historyâAlthough the stories themselves are fictional, they are thoroughly researched, and each book concludes with a brief section containing factual information, photographs, and artwork about that particular time period..."
Cathy Paris wrote in about the podcast.  View her family history videos about her dad, Gil Merrill born in 1913 in Franklin, NH
EMAIL LISA at the Genealogy Gems Podcast
The Genealogy Reviews Online Blog
GEM: Lisa's History Podcast Picks
Binge Thinking HistoryBy Tony CocksWebsite: http://bingethinkinghistory.libsyn.com/
Dan Carlinâs  Hardcore History Website: http://www.dancarlin.com/
Digging for the Truth by the History ChannelJosh Bernstein is the host of this series on the History Channel.  Season One.   2005.    4 episodes.  http://www.history.com/minisites/diggingforthetrut… Two 2006.  12 episodes
Great Moments in History - by John G. Stockmyer. 10 episode free audio book published as a podcastWebsite:  http://www.podiobooks.com/title/great-moments-in-h…
History According to Bob  Website: http://www.summahistorica.com/Bobâs website devoted to WWI history:
The History CapsuleWebsite:  http://www.mystery-otr.net/mpir-radio/
History Center - From the History ChannelWebsite: http://www.history.com/media.do?id=hc_podcast213_i…
History In Our Time - BBC Radio 4http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/
Historyzine: The History Podcast by Jim MowattWebsite:  http://historyzine.com/
Journeys into American History by Dennis Humphreypresents history through Old Time Radio programs.  Website:  http://www.podango.com/podcast.php?podcastId=395
Just Another Day - The History Channel videocast hosted by Adam Hart-Davis.  Also How London Was Built & History in the Headlines.  Website: http://www.thehistorychannel.co.uk/site/podcasts/p…
http://www.thehistorychannel.co.uk/site/microsites…
Mattâs Today in History
Website:  http://mattstodayinhistory.blogspot.com/
My History Can Beat Up Your Politics Podcast
Website:  http://myhistorycanbeatupyourpolitics.blogspot.com…
BRITISH HISTORY:
The National Archives Podcast SeriesPodcast Website:  http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/rss/podcasts.xm… Archives Website:  http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Tudor Cast by Laura EakinsWebsite:  http://tudorhistory.org/podcast/
REGIONAL SPECIFIC:
Abilene and Taylor County, Texas History PodcastStories , legends, and tales b David GibsonWebsite:  http://abilenetexashistory.com/
DELWARE:  This Day in Delaware History.  Brief historical facts from the first state in the Union compiled by the Deleware Archives.  Website:  http://www.delaware.gov/
INDIANA:  Moments of Indiana HistoryProduced by WFIU Public Media in Bloomington, IN.Website: http://momentofindianahistory.org/
MINNESOTA:  Almanac: Hands on History Twin Cities Public TelevisionWebsite:  http://tpt.org/history/
MISSOURI:  Missouri Irish History and Legend: Ireland to AmericaWebsite:  http://www.irishroots.com/podcast2/rss.xmlFrom Michael O'Laughlin of the Irish Roots Podcast
OZARKS:  Shiloh Museum of Ozark HistoryThe Museum is located in Springdale, Arkansas  Website:  http://shilohcast.blogspot.com/
PENNSYLVANIA:  Explore PA HistoryWebsite:  http://witf.org/FM/podcasts.phpProduced by WITF radio in Pennsylvania, this podcast covers a wide range of topics and at last count had 66 episodes!
SAN FRANCISCO:  Sparkletack The San Francisco History PodcastWebsite:  http://www.sparkletack.com/
Valley Forge History & CultureBy the National Park Service.  Website:  http://www.nps.gov/vafo
GEM:  Heritage Quilts 
                       Lenora HERRING              William Jefferson MOORE
                        Grandmother Pauline's Letters
                         The Quilt found in the suitcase
"This quilt is for Ronald L. Moore.   It is the last quilt his Grandmother Herring made before her stroke and death.  She loved him so much.  I love you so very much Ron.  I am so proud of you as a son.  All My Love, Mother"
A job started really by her mother Lenora Herring who had made the quilt.  From great grandmother Herring to my young daughters, the quilt had spanned five generations of us stubborn Moores, and brought us all back together again. 

Here's a photo of the flour sack quilt that Carolyn refers to in the video:

The quilts have always cared for the family - first warming them and then bringing them together, and now leading us to other ancestors we didn't know.  Women may not have had a lot of time to use the power of the pen to document history, but they did have some mighty powerful sewing needles!
Coming Soon: An expert quilter who will pass on some ideas for all of us on how to properly care for our heritage quilts.

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