Memes & Themes …

Meme – A meme is essentially a “unit of culture”—an idea, belief, pattern of behaviour, etc. which is “hosted” in one or more individual minds, and which can reproduce itself from mind to mind.

Memeticist(1) is one who studies memes and/or their transmission/replication/mutation (2) is one who propagates a meme or a group of memes via various cultural channels of communication, including speech or even mime. See Semiotics/Semiotician.

Here are the current memes listed in no particular order …

GEDCOM

DZIENNIK POLSKI (Detroit)

GEDCOM

23 February 2012  –
…  wants to introduce a new meme,  “Exploring GEDCOM“.   I was musing upon why is the state of a GEDCOM standard,  … so CHAOTIC?    GEDCOM has languished for about a …
16 February 2012 –
…  is or if it is correct or not? What does it say is in a GEDCOM file (ex.  Eliasz.ged)? A HEAD tag  optionally followed by a SUBmissioN Record followed by 1 or more GEDCOM lines followed by a TRLR tag. ex. gedcom lines  that can be …
14 February 2012 –
…  I discovered some history about the “defacto standard GEDCOM” (wiki: GEDCOM ). Now I strongly recommend you start from “defacto” link …
13 February 2012 –
…  being the data. Before going to #RootsTech 2012, I knew GEDCOM was the core of our hobby/business/research.GEDCOM is our defacto standard. It is how data in exchanged between us and our …
5 February 2012 –
According to Ryan Heaton (FamilySearch), “GEDCOM is stale.” He went on to speak about GEDCOMX as the next standard as if GEDCOM were old and/or dead. They were not even going to make GEDCOMX backwards …

21 November 2011 –

…  download the tree and used Roots Magic 4.x to display the Gedcom, I still get a tree without the proper family linkages. This bug …  see this bug unless you create a new tree and download the Gedcom file for use in another family tree program. The tree appears just fine …
31 October 2011 –
…  problem exists on iOS5. It does not download the tree / GEDCOM properly (you get a synch error). If you had a previously downloaded a …

 27 August 2011 – 

…  in Sealed Bags (Waterproof) Backup your  Family Tree (GEDCOM) to a thumb drive or the Internet (Cloud/Website) Keep Yourselves Safe …
7 August 2011 –
…  ages and the God Parents names. It is too bad that the GEDCOM, file format of our family trees,  mostly buries this info in …

DZIENNIK POLSKI (Detroit)

Stanczyk has had nearly two dozen different references to the Dziennik Polski (Detroit) Historical Newspaper. So this definitely qualifies as a meme of my blog (or an obsession).
I have collected these references in one easy index page, in reverse chronological order (the most recent is first).
Besides this I have a website devoted to the newspaper on RootsWeb and can be reached here:
Along the way, I utilized Dr Stephen Morse’s sofware to create a Search App in front of the 40,000+ names transcribed from the newspaper. That App  can be reached on a page of my blog or here:
The cross reference of Dziennik Polski blog references are provided below:
…  Steve Kalemkiewicz was doing some research using the Dziennik Polski – Detroit, Historical Newspapers. He discovered, …  Polonia, as chronicled in the former daily newspaper, Dziennik Polski (Detroit). The new funeral cards (all from 1963) can be found …
…  at RootsTech 2012 to create a One-Step Search App for the Dziennik Polski Detroit Newspaper Database. To search on 30,920 Polish Vital Record Events, just go to the new Dziennik Polski Detroit Newspaper Database App Search page (on the right, under …
…  Search App What is Dziennik Polski – Detroit ?  An ethnic language (Polish) historical …  names indexed from the newspaper, as of:  03/18/2012. Dziennik Polski – Detroit Newspaper Database Search App The above …
…  create a One-Step Search App. Created a Search App for Dziennik Polski – Detroit Newspaper database How did I lose a whole month …
…  until I found him. That is how my efforts with the Dziennik Polski newspaper came about. One year a fellow genealogical …  took pity upon my annual plea — being familiar with my Dziennik Polski efforts and she, unbeknownst to me, undertook a small search …
…  to: http://upgs.eventbrite.com/ . Stanczyk’s own Dziennik Polski (Detroit, MI) Historical Ethnic Newspaper page had many updates this week. Most importantly, the Dziennik Polski Names Index Page now has nearly 31,000 names (and dates and …
…  days, trying to update the Rootsweb page dedicated to the Dziennik Polski, Detroit, MI Polish Language Ethnic Newspaper. The Index …  7,000 new names / dates from 1936.  The Summary of all Dziennik Polski transcriptions now totals 48,217 of which 26,745 of those names …
…  seeking to inform them of their veteran benefits. See my Dziennik Polski (Detroit) page at the top menu-tabs for an example what these …
…  info, so we will discuss this from my perspective of the Dziennik Polski (Detroit) newspaper. It seems that these soldiers received …
Tags: musings
…  — good genealogical sources. They do have my favorite Dziennik Polski (Detroit) newspaper – their holdings: SUMMARY Dziennik Polski (Detroit) LOC HOLDINGS: View more Polish ethnic language …
…  just wanted to update my readers that my page on the Dziennik Polski (Detroit, MI) Newspaper has been updated to include a new …
…  My own ojciec (father) told me about an ethnic newspaper (Dziennik Polski) that his mother used to read daily in Detroit. That was over a …  & Archives and I had plans to read microfilm of Dziennik Polski. So, on the basis of this kismet I searched Dziennik Polski and …
…  when I saw, as it was very familiar from reading the Dziennik Polski (Detroit) ethnic newspaper, which is itself an historic …
…  a page dedicated to the places where you can research the Dziennik Polski (Polish Daily) of Detroit, MI. TheDziennik Polski page list the archives where you can read/research your family …
…  jester has a soft spot for historical newspapers (see my Dziennik Polski fetish). So the Balch Collection being available electronically …  Location Czas Times Brooklyn Dziennik Zjednoczenia, City Edition Chicago DziennikZjednoczenia, Country Edition Chicago Dziennik Zwiazkowy …
…  dictionary 6. Do some more gathering of Dziennik Polski images (July 1936, Jan 1923, Polish Consulate …
Tags: genealogyFamily
…  I am an aficianado of the Polish Daily (Detroit), named, Dziennik Polski.  They provided an even longer article ! Well I said it was …  Dealer, that describes the crime. From the article in the Dziennik Polski, I am wondering whether the female  robber may have been a …
…  of vital records and other genealogical materials from the Dziennik Polski of Detroit, newspaper. My website forDziennik Polski is a Rootsweb free page . At present I have an index of names …
…  Consulate in Detroit. Stanczyk has long been a fan of the Dziennik Polski and I have just this Labor Day weekend, posted an update to my index of Polish peoples whose names appeared in the Dziennik Polski newspaper in various columns (birth announcements, funeral …
…  my web pages.  As many of you know, I have a web page on Dziennik Polski (the Detroit daily Polish language newspaper). This jester is …
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