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Adding metadata to photos Adoption issues and resources African American genealogy and history An abnormal reunion (Mennonite and Brethren volunteers as normal controls at NIH in 1950s, '60s) An American Biography: An Industrialist Remembers the Twentieth Century The anatomy of medical error Archival materials, Reliable suppliers of Archiving and preservation resources Archiving, conservation, and preservation of valued objects, documents Art and craft of interviewing The art and craft of memoir and biography (a booklist) Audio recording and editing equipment, software, & tutorials A bad heart and housemaid's knee (Marian P's experience at the NIH Clinical Center) Background music and sound effects Bag lunches: Some innocent truths about school lunch The beneficial effects of life story and legacy activities Biographies (multimedia) Books for book groups Books to help you get started writing your own (or someone else's) life story) ---Anthologies of guided autobiography (GAB) and reminiscence ---The art and craft of memoir and biography (a booklist) ---Guided Autobiography (GAB) and reminiscence groups ---Memoirs, Healing, and Self-Understanding (a booklist) ---Memoir Writing As Discovery (a book list) ---Writing from Memory Prompts (a book list) ---Writing Personal and Family Histories (a book list) The boy in the plastic bubble By Design: The Story of Crown Equipment ("the BMW of forklifts") Capturing family voices Caviar, Tips for buying Cils and Irish set dances Changing Times, Changing Minds: 100 Years of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (by Pat Mc Nees) Cleaning and laundry products (a shopping list) Clearing permissions (Writers and Editors site) Clearing rights and finding rightsholders (Writers and Editors site) Clothing, online shopping sites Contemporary Latin American Short Stories Cool science sites for young people Dancing: A Guide to the Capital Area Databases, searchable Dating -- again (midlife "first dates") Difference between a preface, foreword, and introduction DNA testing (genetic genealogy) Documentaries Dry cleaning, The truth about Ethical wills, examples of Ethical wills, general Ethical wills, Why people are creating Eulogy for Eleanor (Pat's mom) Family history materials, Organizing and preserving Family trees, resources for charting Finding background music and sound effects for video biographies, podcasts, presentations, blogs, etc.
Finding maiden names and female ancestors Finding photographs and other images Finding vintage music from a particular year or place Finding your roots (the big picture) Foreword, preface, and introduction, The difference between Folk dancing, contra dancing, and square dancing in DC area Food shopping, online Footwear and foot health (a shopping guide) From Generation to Generation (Dara Kahn's story about Pat Mc Nees's life story writing classes) Gardening tools, a shopping guide Genealogical research, Stories about Genealogy and family histories (the big picture) Genealogy and family history databases, sites Genealogy and family history resources, More Genealogy and history (miscellaneous) Genealogy, Books about Genealogy gateway sites (leading you where you need to go) Genealogy-related TV shows Genealogy resources Genealogy resources, European Genealogy resources, Irish and UK Genealogy resources, Jewish Genetic genealogy (DNA testing) Getting started, saving life stories Great and unusual online shopping A Hairstyle of My Own (tongue in cheek video, Pat Mc Nees) Health, beauty, and comfort (a shopping guide) Hispanic girls learn computer-assisted designand English Historic newspapers, online History databases History timelines Holocaust resources Homework without tears Household tools and gadgets (e.g., a universal battery tester tool) How to buy upholstered furniture Index for site Index for Pat Mc Nees's website Index for Writers and Editors website Interviewing, the art and craft of Irish and UK genealogy resources Jewish genealogy resources Kitchen tools, devices (a shopping guide) Learning styles Legacy letters Love at first waltz (Cheryl Kollin) Maiden names and female ancestors Memoirs, Writing your Military records, history, and archives Music for funerals and memorial services New Formulas for America's Workforce: Girls in Science and Engineering (Pat Mc Nees for National Science Foundation) NIH Clinical Center Online newspaper archives (historic newspapers) Oral history as social history Oral history, Books about doing Oral history collections online Oral history interviews, Transcribing Oral history, online guides to doing Oral history, Stories about Order of front and back matter in a book Organizations for genealogists, genealogy buffs, and family historians Organizations for oral historians Organizing and preserving family history materials Pest control (a shopping list) Photographs and images (sources) Photos, Adding metadata Photos, documents and images (scanning) Popular history (books) Popular history online Portobello mushrooms, What to do with Preface, foreword, and introduction, The difference between Preserving family and national treasures Reforming the U. health care system ( Scanning photos, documents, and images Scared speechless? land and residential data Video biographies, tributes Video documentaries Vintage music Washington Biography Group (WBG) Why Janie can't engineer: Raising girls to succeed Why so few women work in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and what can be done to change that Writing your memoirs YPO: The First 50 Years : * Changing Times, Changing Minds: 100 Years of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine * Building Ten at Fifty: 50 Years of Clinical Research at the NIH Clinical Center by Pat Mc Nees * By Design: The Story of Crown Equipment Corporation (often cited as a model of a compelling company history, showing how a focus on stories about and the people in the company, and photos, can bring to life the story of a product like a lift truck--in this case, the BMW of lift trucks) *YPO: The First Fifty Years.
In her first medical history, Building Ten at Fifty: 50 Years of Clinical Research at the NIH Clinical Center (2003), Pat wrote about the patients, the researchers, and the medical mysteries investigated in the NIH Clinical Center, better known at the National Institutes of Health as Building 10.
This hospital is a jewel in the medical universe.'" The close proximity of laboratories and research beds encourages the flow of ideas from the laboratory bench to the bedside and back again, and the critical mass of expertise, dedication, and sheer intelligence creates an environment in which both basic and clinical research thrive.by Paula Stallings Yost and Pat Mc Nees, with a foreword by Rick Bragg * Contemporary Latin American Short Stories, compiled and edited by Pat Mc Nees, in print since 1974.* An American Biography: An Industrialist Remembers the Twentieth Century, by Pat Mc Nees, with a foreword by Robert Kanigel (website description) * Starting Over by Herman Sheets with Pat Mc Nees Reflections on a Silver Spoon: How a Foodie Found Home by Kim Firestone (Kim wrote it, Pat coached and edited, and My Special Book (in Buenos Aires) designed and produced the book).An unexpected bestseller for the National Science Foundation.New Formulas for America's Workforce: Girls in Science and Engineering went through its entire first printing in five weeks (plus an amazing 102,000 downloads of the book, most of them in PDF format).