Friday, December 20, 2013

Inside History magazine

Inside History magazine is for people passionate about Australian and New Zealand genealogy, history and heritage. The Nov-Dec 2013 edition (issue 19) has arrived.
Voices from the past: Inside History’s Remembrance edition, Issue 19: Nov-Dec 2013, has arrived! You’ll find:
  • Our exclusive Great War diary excerpts from the State Library of NSW’s new digitisation project
  • The personal letters and diaries in the Australian War Memorial’s new exhibition, ANZAC Voices
  • Award-winning author Janet Butler talks about researching World War I army nurses
  • Read about the two New Zealand pilots who became best friends during in World War II
  • Renowned genealogist Shauna Hicks shows you how to find your World War servicewomen
  • An introduction to The Benevolent Society and its archives
  • Ned Kelly by Peter FitzSimons: the author discusses the iconic outlaw and his new book
  • Our Gatsby-inspired getaway in the Blue Mountains
  • A history of Australian scrapbooking – you’ll never guess which quirky sources some early Aussie genealogists kept for posterity!
  • Australia’s first great recycling scheme in the wake of World War II
  • Read how two men’s Great War experiences and later lives were intertwined through their granddaughter’s research
  • How our photo-dating experts help solve readers’ family history mysteries, from a Welsh WW1 soldier to an 1870s family portrait
  • A new biographical database that’s linking together our 19th-century ancestors
There’s a dream digitisation kit, including a Kaiser Baas photo scanner, photo maker and video converter, up for grabs in our exclusive subscription offer, as well as opportunities to network with other genealogists, giveaways, book reviews and app reviews!