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29 June 2008

Some Photos From Jamboree 2008

Things have been non-stop at the 39th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree. The California Genealogical Society and Library table, number 710 in the Exhibit Hall, is well positioned for President Jane Lindsey to meet and greet attendees, including some familiar friends.

Ron Arons stopped by to show Jane his newly released book, The Jews of Sing Sing. Ron will be the featured speaker at the CGS Membership Meeting on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at 1:00 p.m.

Jane spent some time with former NEHGS colleagues, President and CEO, D. Brenton Simons and Christopher Childs.

Jamboree Chair, Paula Hinkel came by to say hello and show off her festive costume.

The "first-ever" Genealogy Blogger Summit featured seven of the best. Pictured are Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, George G. Morgan, Steve Danko, Schelly Talalay Dardashti of Tracing the Tribe - The Jewish Genealogy Blog and Randy Seaver, author of Genea-Musings. Not shown are moderator Leland Meitzler and Dick Eastman.

Megan Smolenyak of Roots Television/ Megan's Roots World and George G. Morgan of The Genealogy Guys Podcast listen as Stephen Danko of Steve's Genealogy Blog makes a point.

Craig Manson at GeneaBlogie wrote about how Elizabeth O'Neal of Little Bytes of Life stole the show with her live-blogging of the event.

Great company! Seated: Kathryn Doyle, Dick Eastman, George Morgan, Steve Danko. Standing: Leland Meitzler, Schelly Talalay Dardashti, Randy Seaver, Craig Manson and Elizabeth O'Neal.