A must do for any genealogist. The new way to do genealogy.
Bring your chart alive! If you are a genealogist you can present your family history on a DVD to be distributed to family members. Show and discuss your chart including numerous pictures that you have collected. Your video will tell the story in a much more inviting and entertaining way. You may choose to include family heirlooms and the stories that go with them. There are many ways that this video may be recorded. Here is your chance to get creative and bring your hard work alive!
We all know how difficult it is to find information about ancestors through document searching. How about interviewing the matriarch or patriarch of the family and have them talk about their memories of their childhood, grandparents, and any family stories? If they are 85 years old they can talk about an ancestor who may have been born in the 1880s or earlier, who they knew and can provide plenty of details that you will never find in government documents. How fantastic to have them recorded talking about their own life and family history that can be viewed by unborn generations! This cannot be compared to documents or even written stories. The essence of the storyteller is captured forever.