GENEALOGY TV SHOWS
10 Mar 2010 - There are currently TWO genealogy related TV shows in the USA that may be of interest:
"Faces of America", a PBS show, uses genetics and genealogy to explore the family histories of 12 renowned americans. Most of these shows have already aired, but you can watch some of the episodes on the Internet by clicking on the above link.
"Who Do You Think You Are", an NBC show, accompanies seven celebrities in the quest to discover their genealogical roots. The show iis curently airing on Fridays at 8 p.m. / 7 p.m. central. You can watch past episodes and previews of upcoming episodes on the Internet by clicking on the above link.
Thanks to the Cuban Genealogy Club of Miami for the news about the NBC show.
CUBAGENWEB SELECTED FOR ARCHIVING
10 Mar 2010 - The US Library of Congress has selected CubaGenWeb for inclusion in its historic collections of Internet materials. The Library will collect content from the web site at regular intervals over time and make this collection available to researchers both onsite at Library facilities and through the Library's public web site at www.loc.gov/webarchiving/
20 Mar 2010 - A partial list of the individuals whose properties were seized by the Spanish Government during the Ten Years War for supporting the rebel cause has been added. We will continue adding to this list as we get additional data. Click on the above headline to reach the data.
26 Mar 2010 - We have added the capability to our passenger search form of searching for prisoners (including political prisoners) who were passengers on ships.
2 May 2010 - Our friend Miguel Angel Fernandez Gonzalez has indicated that Part 2 of his article "Los archivos parroquiales cubanos como fuente de investigación genealógica e historico-social" (The cuban parish archives as a source of genealogical and historic-social research) has been published. This article (in Spanish) appears in issue number 6 of the magazine "Cuadernos de Genealogía", published by the Hispagen genealogical association of Spain. You can reach this and other numbers of the magazine by clicking on the above headline. The first part of the article was published in issue number 5 of the magazine.
16 May 2010 - The official record of participants and deaths of the Cuban Liberation Army, the famous Roloff book, has been digitized by the University of Florida Digital Collections. You can find the digital version by clicking on the above headline. (Thanks to Martha Ibañez Zervoudakis of the Cuban Genealogy Club of Miami for this link).
The contents of this book has been transcribed by our volunteers and published in our Mambi Army Data Base.