The February Edition of Shades of the Departed magazine is now available online, featuring 73 pages of historic photographs, genealogy and photo how-tos, and feature articles. This issue shares the spotlight for two timely themes, Valentine's Day and Black History Month, with a remarkable offering of fact, fiction, and historic faces.
My friend, Miss Penelope Dreadful is pleased to present "Dreadful Timing," a romantic boy-meets-girl tale set in our nation's capitol in an earlier century. Readers in the mood for more educational reading will find much to inform as well, including
- The Year Was 1847, by Sheri Fenley
- Gifts of Our Ancestors, by George Geder
- Archives Curated and Created, by Rebecca Fenning
- Your Ancestors Were Travelers, by Caroline Pointer
- Release Your Inner Ken Burns, Part III, by Denise Olson
- A Few of Elizabeth's Februaries , by Vickie Everhart
- P.J. Ball Black American Daguerrotypist
- A Date with An Old Photograph, profile by footnoteMaven
The February 2010 edition of Shades of the Departed marks its fourth issue as an free online magazine. Each issue is packed with informative articles and beautiful photographs, and is truly a labor of love from the publisher footnoteMaven. I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of this ground-breaking genealogy publication and in the company of the outstanding writers whose work appears on its pages.
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