Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Ancestors Television Series

Ancestors, the PBS family history and genealogy television series, is available to watch online at Roots Television. Each 30-minute episode features a story of someone researching their family and tips from expert genealogists. This series covers a wide variety of genealogical topics. Although the series was created in 2000, the information on genealogical records and research guidance is still relevant.

The Ancestors Channel on Roots Television  has all of the episodes from the series available to watch online.
You may also order copies of the Ancestors series on DVD.

The first Ancestors series, The Research Process, covers:
Getting Started
Looking at Home
Gathering Family Stories
The Paper Trail
Libraries and Archives
Census and Military Records
African American Research
Your Medical Heritage
High-Tech Help
Leaving a Legacy

The second Ancestors series, Discovering Your Heritage, features:
Records at Risk
Family Records
Compiled Records
Genealogy and Technology
Vital Records
Religious Records
Cemetery Records
Census Records
Military Records
Probate Records
Immigration Records
Writing a Family History

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