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AfriGeneas Genealogy Technology Forum

Do You Remember?

Pencil and eraser as the lone 'computer' tool?
Dialing long distance to chat/upload to Brooklyn at the BlackNet?
Phone bills of over $200.00 monthly?
Trying not to exceed 20 minutes online?
Hiding the phone bill so spouse would not see?
Sweatingly "arranging" with phone company to stay connected?
The Tech guys down in Plano Texas?
Columnar pads for tecording data?
Surfing libraries world wide via NASA - no graphics?
VKN moderating "Tracks From The Past" BBS?
Picking up and delivering mail packets daily?
Bob Thonas?
Buying that first micro reader?
Ordering/renting all those microfilm?
Transcribing data in the wee hours of the morning to share on line?
Battling Prodigy to have ONE African American message board?
Marva Peavy?
Idette Vaughn Brown?
The WebDiva?
That first Gedcom?
Moving to AOL?
Clint Hayes?
Tuesday and Saturday Night Chats?
Sam Morgan?
Birthing AfriGeneas?
The first AfriGeneas Buddies?
The first AfriGeneas Mail List?
Support from The Drum?
Don Mabry and his unconditional support of our efforts?
Partnering with BJSmothers?
Valerie Vaughn and Louis Diggs
Anita Willis and Surnames database?
Dee Parmer Woodtor and the Slave data Project?
and more?

We have come a long way...

What are some of your early
Computing and Genealogy Technology Memories?
Please share with us!

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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