Saturday, March 19, 2011

The National Archives

The National Archives has custody of millions of records relating to persons who have had dealings with the federal government, including but not limited to: censuses, land records, naturalization records (after 1906), passenger lists, passport applications, claims for pensions and bounty land, etc. You can learn more about the archives at

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Spring 2011 Family History Conference

Registration has begun for the Boise Area Spring 2011 Family History Conference. The conference is sponsored by BYU-Idaho, and will be held on Saturday, April 9, at the Nampa North Stake Center from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The cost for the conference is $10 if you register prior to conference day -- at-the-door registration is $12. For more information and to register online, go to