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Are you interested in great products or services to assist you as you pursue your family history?  The Utah Genealogical Association has met with several vendors who supply those products and services and we feel their offerings are worth your consideration. Click on the product logos to visit their websites for additional information.
Members can receive special discounts, as well.
Login to the Members area to the left and click on "Affiliates" for more information.
 

Products and Services

Ancestral Quest Personal Management Software
 
Ancestral Quest is the easiest-to-use and most natural upgrade program for PAF users.  For computers with Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7.  Complete compatibility with FamilySearch Family Tree.  
 
 

Butterfly Kisses: Photo Restoration
For over a century and a half people have taken photographs to preserve special moments in time. Photographs from the past are often precious touchstones that remind us, encourage us and enlighten us. Many of these irreplaceable images are damaged in one way or another and we risk losing them forever. Please consider preserving your families most precious photos for future generations by having them Digitally restored. Butterfly Kisses specializes in Restoring and Retouching important photographs and producing Canvas Prints and Genealogical Signs. UGA Members receive Special Discounts on all products and services.

 
CensusTools
CensusTools spreadsheets provide researchers with quality tools to electronically record, preserve and archive family history data.  CensusTools spreadsheets reproduce actual census document formatting, providing you with a professional appearing product suitable for printing or including in your published family history. CensusTools spreadsheets are also valuable analysis tools. The Tracker series allows a researcher to analyze all available census data for an individual on a single worksheet!  At a glance and in a very professional appearing report, you can trace the important aspects of your ancestors' lives. Your pile of census data, difficult to analyze and evaluate scattered about in a pile of extraction sheets, comes alive when properly organized!  Also included in the collection are selected state and international census spreadsheets, as well as spreadsheets for cemetery and ship manifest data.
 

Elijatree

Looking for new ways to share your family history?  Elijahtree specializes in creating custom artwork from your family names.  Each piece is uniquely designed and personalized to your family roots, which means no two trees are alike.  Turn all your hard work into a beautiful piece of artwork with your own Elijahtree.  

 
 

E-Z Photo Scan
E-Z Photo Scan, powered by i/oTrak, has made an art of managing documents since 1995.  Now, after having scanned hundreds of thousands of personal photographs, E-Z Photo Scan provides assistance to individuals and organizations looking to preserve their memories for the enjoyment of generations to come. Whether you are a family archivist, genealogist, or someone that wishes to simply scan their photos, E-Z Photo Scan makes it easy to rent or buy Kodak Alaris' high-speed, high-quality photo scanners the E-Z way!"

FamilyChartmasters Genealogical Chart Printing Service 
 
Award-winning Genealogical Chart Printing Service - Free Consultation, Working Charts, Decorative Charts, Design-It-Yourself, Blank charts, Giclee Photos, Pre- Created Charts. 
 

Findmypast.com
 
Offers more than 1.7 billion international family history records from the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand and beyond with records going back to 1200. New collections are added every month, so why not join findmypast to add depth to your family tree?
 

FlipPal Mobile Scanner
 
Memories and stories bind families together.  How will you preserve and share yours?  With the Flip-Pal mobile scanner, no longer will your precious photos, documents and other memories be scattered, lost or hidden.  Have fun and enhance your creativity, then share your memories with family and friends.  And save time in the process.  Take advantage of the patented flip-and-scan technology to scan photos safely while still in the album or frame.

GenealogyGems by Lisa Louise Cooke!  Genealogy Radio ... Online ... All the Time!
 
The goal of the GenealogyGems podcast is to provide folks who are researching their family history with nuggets of inspiration and innovation to help them get the most of out their research time.  Show Notes with "how to" information, photos, and resources are also published weekly.  Podcasts are free, but you can get MUCH more with an annual premium membership including webinar recordings of the most popular presentations and instructional videos on using Google for genealogy.  
 

Houstory Publishing:  The Stories of Home
 
The things we care about have stories - whether they are houses, cherished belongings or family heirlooms.  But if you are not telling - and just as importantly sharing - these stories, who will?  Houstory Publishing has developed two products - The Heirloom Registry and the Home History Book archival journal - that help genealogists and family historians protect and easily share these priceless stories.  Leave a gift for future generations by adding texture and color to your family tree now.
 

Larsen Digital
 
Larsen Digital is a photo, film and video conversion service that converts your old media to digital.  Larsen Digital uses the latest technology and professional equipment proving high quality digital images and videos.  Sharing and preserving your family genealogy online or on DVD has never been easier.
 

Legacy Books 
Wherever you’re at in your family history book process, Legacy Books provides the services needed to take it completion. The company is experienced in providing research, interviewing, writing/editing, scanning, and design and layout services to its clients. The company also designs its clients’ book covers and manages your books through the print and bind process, delivering your books to you upon completion. For severn years Legacy Books has transformed typical family history materials—genealogy, stories, images, and documents—into attractive, coffee table quality productions.

Legacy Personal Genealogy Software
 
Legacy genealogy software can help you create books, print colorful wall charts and manage your resources.  The latest version has mapping with 3D and satellite views, 1200 interview reports, a setup wizard and good backup tools. This genealogy software also supports all files types so you can attach image, video, PDF, Word documents or audio files to individual and marriage files.  The software can be used to search popular online genealogy services such as Ancestry, FamilyLink, FamilySearch, Genealogy, MyTrees and more. 
 

Pro8mm
Located in Burbank, CA, we have been servicing the film community for over 30 years with their archiving and preservation needs.  We offer state of the art transferring of home movies shot on film and tape that have been used in documentaries for all the major networks, , Presidential  Libraries, museums, and the archives of the worlds most famous faces. We are particularly passionate about family history and raising the collective conscious so that families can learn best practices to preserve their Home Movie Legacies for future generations .

RootsMagic Personal Genealogy Software
 
Award-winning personal genealogy software.  Recognized for being the software that is "Easiest to Sync" with FamilySearch Family Tree.  For computers with Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7.  Complete compatibility with FamilySearch Family Tree.
 
 

Salt Lake Community College
 
The Genealogy program at Salt Lake Community College, Division of Continuing Education offers the unique opportunity for students to learn solid research and organizational skills. This program introduces students to many potential career paths. Students learn the proper use of genealogical records and sources in practical hands-on research experiences. Don't live in Salt Lake City? Not a problem! All courses are available online. You can get this certificate, which puts you on the road to the past, from the comfort of your own computer.   Go to the SLCC Genealogy Website for further information!

THE Book Man
DON'T THROW THAT TATTERED OLD BOOK AWAY!
I repair Bibles and other precious books.
Please visit my website to see what can be done: gbbookman.biz
or contact me if you have questions: bookman.gbwi@gmail.com
 

Restaurants

Temple Square Hospitality
 
The Nauvoo Café: The Nauvoo Cafe is located in the lobby of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Experience hot-carved sandwiches, soups, fresh salads, homemade pot pies and fast service with a great view of the Main Street Plaza and Temple Square.

The Garden Restaurant: Located on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building with stunning views of Temple Square and Downtown. Four-time Best of State winner for Casual American Dining. Try the signature fried pickle appetizer!

The Roof Restaurant: Located on the 10th floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Delight in a fusion of extravagant food and breathtaking views of Temple Square and Downtown. Two-time Best of State winner for Fine Dining Buffet.

Lion House Pantry: Located west of Temple Square next to the Beehive House. Enjoy exceptional home-style cooking as you dine in Brigham Young’s historic residence. Featuring authentic recipes that have been passed down through generations.


Salt Lake Area Hotels

Shilo Inn
 
Stay at the Shilo Inn, Downtown Salt Lake City.  Located two blocks south of the Salt Lake Family History Library and Temple Square in the heart of downtown.  Ammenities include free breakfast (hot-plated), free parking, complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle, business center, high-speed Internet, and 24-hour indoor swimming pool and fitness center.   Free shuttle to the Family History Library can also be scheduled.  Go to http://shiloinns.com for more information and registration.  UGA MEMBERS NOTE: Login to the Members Area with your UGA user name and password to receive a significant discount on your hotel registration!

Radisson Hotel
 
Home of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and a block away from Temple Square and the Family History Library.
Enjoy the Standard guestroom that brings an Urban style with custom artwork headboard, bedside reading lights, and ample desk space. Take in the beauty of the Wasatch Mountains and city skyline from the wall-to-wall windows in your guestroom. Get ready for your day in the freshly styled bathroom with spacious counters, low profile sinks and rain showerhead. As you venture into the city you will be minutes away from the best the city has to offer; including walking distance from the following: Gateway Mall, City Creek Mall, Energy Solutions Arena (home of the Utah Jazz), a TRAX station, and the closest hotel to the Salt Palace Convention Center.   Click on the logo for further information.

Plaza Hotel
The Plaza Hotel offers Salt Lake City's Dream downtown location. The facility is directly across the street from Utah's most visited attraction, Historic Temple Square. Temple Square's 10 acre's include the world renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir, two visitors centers, garden tours, the tabernacle organ, the six spired Salt Lake Temple and complimentary guided tours. You can research your family roots, without charge, next door at the world's largest genealogy library.  Click on the logo for further information.