Recent Blog Posts

bpl postcard
The Value of Open Public Records
Records and Repositories
Rate this blog entry:
0
10849762 815727755140585 6825543623968073505 n
MGC's NERGC Panel on Open Records: Citizens Can Make a Difference
General Legislation
Rate this blog entry:
0
b2ap3_thumbnail_3560856061_20a83080d0_z.jpg
How many deaths before the SSDI gets updated again?
Legislation Federal
Rate this blog entry:

MGC Blog Tag Cloud

S-1534 SSA medical pedigree Jan Meisels Allen funding Registration IAJGS Bruce Cohen Arkansas FGS Conference Kenneth Ryesky Lou Szucs Stan Nyberg Alvie Davidson Sharon Sergeant MGC APG Roundtable legislation Harold Henderson Billie Fogarty NFOIC Annual Seminar Jan Alpert New Hampshire award Annual Seminar Civil Records FamilySearch Programs Public Records Legislative Michael J. Astrue Lame Duck land records Georgia Donna Holt Siemiatoski Vendors Kate Auspitz HR 295 Fred Moss Georgia Identity Theft threats to access seminar volunteers pensions State Library Delaware outreach Elections Thomas MacEntee Tennessee HR6205 Congress Virginia Speakers DMF Society Showcase Public Records FGS Arkansas Vital Records SSA Pennsylvania Records Access online registration SSDI Genealogy Social Security Administration Massachusetts RPAC health history Newsletter Alfred DeMaria Death Master File David Rencher New Hampshire IRS DMF Richard Nugent identity fraud 2012 Annual Meeting NEHGS threats to access IAJGS RPAC Tennessee civil records SSDI smallpox Congress Virginia HR295 Judy Russell DMF; SSDI; Tax Fraud; legislation S1534 legislators HR3475 volunteerism Linda McCleary Mary Ellen Grogran access 2012 Seminar IGS Melinde Byrne Rhode Island Legal Genealogist TIGTA audit Senate family medical history records access closures State legislation Education Rep. Richard Nugent (FL) records access Federal Tax Fraud budget Free Access ISJGS Jacobson v Massachusetts blog legislation Henning Jacobson Ancestry archives Instruction Barbara Mathews State archives NAPHSIS Advocacy family traits Ethnicity Massachusetts Sponsors Randy Seaver Jan Meisels Allen DPH Presidential Citation War of 1812 Oklahoma Rep. Sam Johnson (TX) humane budget cuts open access diagnosis Advocacy communication Transparency FGS records access State House Teresa Scott Annual Meeting and Seminar Helen Shaw Open Access FOIA S3432 Georgia Archives Rep. Michael Capuano (MA) New Jersey fraud sysoon APG Health pedigree HR3475 Records Access 2014 Seminar NGS inheritable disease mail forwarding Presenters public access medical profile NERGC Richard McCoy legislation introduction

SUPPORT MGC Today!

(Online donations available
after website update in 2016.)
 
MGC has been recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3). Gifts of support are fully tax-deductible and donors will receive a written acknowledgement for tax purposes.

MGC Sentinel logo MGC Sentinel Logo

MGC Sentinel

Keeping Watch Over Massachusetts Public Records

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Team Blogs
    Team Blogs Find your favorite team blogs here.
  • Login
    Login Login form
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in Harold Henderson
    During the first day of the National Genealogy Society's 2013 conference, three events focused on records access. Harold Henderson, CG, the luncheon speaker for the Association of Professional Genealogists discussed "It's Not Just the SSDI: How We Can Advocate for Genealogy While Still Practicing It." He painted a bleak picture, noting that we often are on the defensive in protecting records access. We need to "keep the toothpaste in the tube" by showing an interest broader than our personal families. Just as it's too hard to put toothpaste back in a tube, it is also too hard to get access to records that have already been closed to the public. Harold advised us to be involved in all levels of government action, from legislating bills to developing regulations. Melinde Lutz Sanborn, CG, FASG, past vice president of MGC and current president of the American Society of Genealogists, titled her...
Last modified on
Hits: 143734
Rate this blog entry: