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“Internet Archive: Websites, Audio, Video and Images – Family History Update Webinar”

Donald R. Snow

Categories: IR, O

Talk Abstract:
Internet Archive is a free website with a goal of preserving the world’s knowledge and providing it to everyone for free. In a previous class we discussed their text and book files. This class will discuss their other collections which include “snapshots” of the entire world wide web, music, concerts, radio and TV shows, movies, and more. It must be out-of-copyright to be available to download. Internet Archive was started in 1996 so you can find old versions fo websites there, even those gone from the internet now. It also allows you to upload material you want saved. We will discuss what it contains, how to search and download items, and how you can upload webpages you want to be sure are saved. The notes for this class and related articles, all with internet links, are posted on my website https://uvtagg.org/classes/dons/dons-classes.html .

Speaker Bio:
Don is a Californian by birth, with Snow ancestors from Southern Utah. He is a retired Professor of Mathematics from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, and has lived in several foreign countries, both for mathematics and church assignments. After retiring from the BYU Math Faculty, he and his now deceased wife Diane Snow who taught Humanities at BYU, served four Family History missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These included being Directors of the New York Family History Center in Manhattan, in the Illinois Nauvoo Mission on a FH project ( http://earlylds.com ), and in the London England Family History Centre in the Hyde Park Chapel. Don served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Utah Genealogical Association, where he was the Host of the online UGA Virtual Chapter Meetings, and has been a VP of the Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group since the early 1990’s. He is a frequent speaker at FH venues and loves teaching and playing his accordion. He has 6 children and 30 grandchildren. His FH class schedule and notes are posted on his webpage.

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NOTICE: This presentation is part of a set of over 400 presentations on genealogy and family history produced by "UVTAGG: The Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group".
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