FREE Handout – A Genealogist’s Packing List for Family History Research Trips
This week Free Download Friday focuses on what every genealogist and family historian should pack on their next research trip.
Are you planning a genealogy research trip this Fall? Or perhaps next summer? While everyone has a different traveling style, for most genealogists there are certain “must have” items that go in a suitcase. And then there are some “extras” and other items that will make you say, “Now, why didn’t I think of that?”
A Genealogist’s Packing List is a short, 3-page document covering everything from items you should print out (directions, maps, emergency information) to technology (how about a power strip or a mobile scanner?) to miscellaneous items (batteries, office supplies, first aid kit and more).
Click HERE to get this packing list in a printable PDF file and make sure you share it with your fellow genealogists and family historians!
BONUS FREE DOWNLOAD: Family History Trippin’: A Guide to Planning a Genealogy Research Trip
A Genealogist’s Packing List is a key part of my best-selling book Family History Trippin’: A Guide to Planning a Genealogy Research Trip. I want every genealogist to get the most out of their next research trip, so I’m making Family History Trippin’ available for free!*
- Family History Trippin’: A Guide to Planning a Genealogy Research Trip Amazon Kindle version – click HERE for free download**
- Family History Trippin’: A Guide to Planning a Genealogy Research Trip PDF version – click HERE for free download
* Free access to Family History Trippin’ available through Sunday, August 26th
** Please read How To Download Amazon Kindle Books for Free – click HERE
Why is this FREE? What’s the Catch?
There really isn’t a catch. I give away a lot of free content every year because I want fellow genealogists and family historians to have access to the best tools and information for their research. I also do this because I’m hoping you might be interested in my other content and websites where I do make money such as Genealogy Bargains. Even if you never use one of my links for a purchase, I’m happy knowing that you are able to get educational content that you can put into action for your family history research!
Save up to 50% on Photo, Film, VHS, Slide Scanning at Larsen Digital! This is an AMAZING SALE and now you can get your family collection of photos, home movies, slides and more preserved in time for the upcoming holiday season! Larsen Digital is one of the premier scanning services in the US and preferred by many genealogists and family historians.
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- 300 DPI:
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- 600 DPI:
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And don’t forget, this offer also includes FREE color correction! Photo size is limited to 8×10″ or as small as 3×5”. In addition, Photos MUST be removed from albums & frames and be ready to scan.
See Photo Scanning details at https://m.slidescanning.com/genealogy/genealogy-bargains-photo-scanning.html. Sale ends August 31st – don’t delay!
Home Movie Film Scanning – Up to 25% Off
Movie Film Transfers 8mm, Super8 & 16mm
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See Movie Film details at https://m.slidescanning.com/genealogy/movie-film-transfers.html. Sale ends August 31st – don’t delay!
Photo Restoration – 20% Off
Do you have a cherished family photo in need of a little TLC? Perhaps it has creases or did an ancestor circle people’s heads and write names next to it? Don’t laugh, that’s what my great-grandmother did to all our family photos as she gold older!
Whatever the cause, the experts at Larsen Digital have an EXCLUSIVE OFFER for readers of Genealogy Bargains: get one photo restoration for just $39.99 USD – this is a 20% savings off the regular price of $49.99 USD.
I’ve had photos restored at Larsen Digital and the process is SO EASY! You have two options: 1) Scan the photo at 600 dpi or higher and then complete the PDF order form HERE and send it to Larsen Digital. You pay one flat fee and when your restoration is completed, you’ll receive a link to download the image; or 2) you can mail in the original photo with the completed order form HERE and Larsen Digital will let you know when your restored photo is ready to download.
IMPORTANT: Please mention Genealogy Bargains when inquiring about or submitting your photo restoration project! Click HERE to get started! Sale ends August 31st – don’t delay!
Other Scanning Services – Up to 15% Off
Don’t forget that Larsen Digital can scan and/or digitize practically ANYTHING! Including:
- VHS/Video Tapes
- Audio Tapes
- Audio Reel-to-Reel Tapes
- Vinyl Records
- Different film formats
Remember to use the proper promo code (THOMAS10 or THOMAS15) depending upon the service selected. Click HERE and scroll to the bottom of the screen for more information and to get started! Sale ends August 31st – don’t delay!
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