It is time for The Best of The Best! It's Academy awards time - time for the Academy of Genealogy and Family History (AGFH). All genea-historian bloggers who participate in this event will become AGFH founding members.
We are asked to nominate our best blog posts of 2007 in the following categories:
Unfortunately, I have not made the leap into utilizing images on Tracing the Tribe. I hope to do that in the near future.
BEST SCREEN PLAY
Two family stories share equal honors for this: The Story of Little Grandma and Nane-jan covering two countries, two historical periods, and two strong women who lived in interesting times. For best action screen play, here's the run-away winner: A shtetl fashion statement.
These two certainly sum up memories of a time and place, backed by records. Combining both would cover many angles of a good documentary: Remembering the Mountains and Hooked on Maps
Tracing information on Uncle Hatzkell: Ancestry's Passport Database
Since there's no category this year for animated (read animals!) entries - and it isn't often animals figure in our genealogical quests - here are two:
For full-length animated comedy, here's a real turkey:
Thanksgiving, Persian-style. In the theoretical animated wolves category, this overcomes the rest of the pack: Uphill in the snow - both ways.