This section contains a selection of items that aren't a part of research, they are useful tools or just plain fun. This is a great place to shop when you need to get away from the research for a few minutes. Come on in and enjoy the goodies.
I'M MY OWN GRANDPAW SERIES
I'M MY OWN GRANDPAW CARDS
The front of this all occasion greeting card features the words and illustrations to that once-famous song. (...As husband of my grandmother I am my own grandpaw) These large (5-1/2" X 8-1/2") printed in black on white cardstock are blank on the inside to leave plenty of room for your personalized message. A real attention-getter which may improve your chances of getting a response to your query. 10 cards and envelopes per package.
HH-FH402A - I'M MY OWN GRANDPAW CARDS - pkg. $7.50
I'M MY OWN GRANDPAW POSTER
This popular tune from 1947 has some pretty neat logic that tells why we're all in a scramble when it comes to figuring out the family tree. A handsome parchment poster, 11 X 14 inches. Hang it on your wall or give it to a friend. A beautiful decoration for society libraries. Easily framed
HH-FH4021 - I'M MY OWN GRANDPAW POSTER - $2.50
OFFICIAL FAMILY HISTORY PRESENTATION CERTIFICATES
Present these gag certificates to your favorite persons. Name them an "Official Family Tree Climber" or an "Official Ancestor Hunter." Guaranteed to add a special spark to your club meetings, presentations or as a thoughtful gift to a friend. Printed on heavy bristol board in two colors. A first class certificate complete with seal and appropriate proclamation (they'll love it!) 8" X 10" framing size.
OFFICIAL FAMILY TREE CLIMBER POSTER
"Be it therefore known ... that the below named person has become entangled in the branches of the ancestral tree while relentlessly searching among the trunks and twigs for FAMILY FRUITS.
HH-FH2061 - FAMILY TREE CLIMBER POSTER - $2.00
OFFICIAL ANCESTOR HUNTER POSTER
"Be it known ... that the above-named person has searched far and wide, high and low, among crypts and crevices, dungeons, and dance halls, braving the dark of night and the heat of day only to have the worst of fears confirmed in the relentless pursuit of FAMILY NOBILITY.
HH-FH2071 - OFFICIAL ANCESTOR HUNTER POSTER - $2.00
This delightful poster advises the unwary that "the inhabitants of this place have been stricken with GENEALOGY FEVER, a deadly and infectious disease." If that doesn't draw a hearty laugh from your visitor, then the symptoms will; "Notepapers stuffed in pockets and files; heart palpitations at the sight of gravestones and old trunks filled with letters, bloodshot eyes from excessive microfilm exposure, erratic speech patterns punctuated with pilgrims and princes; cold sweat upon the arrival of the daily mail. INCURABLE!" If you recognize this disease, then you need a poster for yourself and for anyone you may have exposed. 8-1/2" X 11", printed in black on yellow paper.
HH-FH2031 - QUARANTINED! POSTER - $2.00
LAWS OF GENEALOGY POSTER
You've heard of Murphy's Law ... Now you can painfully enjoy the Laws of Genealogy. 14 funny laws which will ring true if you've done much research at all. 8-1/2" X 11" framing size, printed on creamy parchment like paper
HH-FH2011 - LAWS OF GENEALOGY POSTER - $2.00
MY LOST MARIE POSTER
Offered with our apologies to Joyce Kilmer. All genealogists can identify with this humorous attempt to locate "Lost Marie." Printed in red and black on white heavy paper.
HH-FH2001 - LOST MARIE POSTER - $2.00
OLD GENEALOGIST POSTER
Similar to the Funny Stuff posters, but with our popular "Old Genealogists never die ... They just lose their census."
HH-FH1521 - OLD GENEALOGIST POSTER - $2.00
FRUSTRATED GENEALOGIST'S CALENDAR POSTERETTE
Don't have enough time to get everything done? Then you'll appreciate this calendar. We've added a few days to the month, dropped a couple of disagreeable ones (like the first day of the month and all Mondays!) Printed in black on a nice bright yellow background. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2".
HH-FH2021 - FRUSTRATED GENEALOGIST'S CALENDAR POSTERETTE - $1.00
FUNNY STUFF© SERIES
FUNNY STUFF© WALL POSTERETTES
A riot of laughter. Suitable for framing, these charming mini-sized posterettes make a delightful conversation piece in any home, office or library. You can't help but chuckle every time you look at them. Use the blank version to add your own funny message. They fairly sparkle with dry genealogical wit that anyone can appreciate. Printed on bristol board, 8" X 10" framing size.
HH-FH151A1 - "YOUR ANCESTORS CAME OVER ON THE WHAT?" - $2.00
HH-FH151B1 - "YOU FOUND WHO IN YOUR FAMILY TREE?" - $2.00
HH-FH1501 - "YOU'RE GOING TO GET ORGANIZED WHEN?" - $2.00
HH-FH1491 - No Message. Just The Picture. Add Your Own Funny Caption - $2.00
PERSONAL NOTE CARDS AND INVITATIONS
Send a message, a thank you, or an invitation on these high-quality folded cards. They open to a generous 5-1/2 X 8 writing size. 10 each of cards and envelopes per package.
HH-FH1611 - "YOU FOUND WHO IN YOUR FAMILY TREE?" - Per package $6.00
HH-FH1591 - "YOUR ANCESTORS CAME OVER ON THE WHAT?" - Per package $6.00
HH-FH1301 - "FAMILY HISTORY IS FUN." - Per package $6.00
HH-FH1621 - MIRTHRIGHT© ASSORTMENT #1 (3 each of 4 designs) - Per package $6.00
HH-FH16221 - MIRTHRIGHT © ASSORTMENT #2 (3 each of 4 designs) - Per package $6.00
POSTCARDS IN A PAD
For those frequent quick notes of thank you or inquiry, send a postcard. These are conveniently padded, 15 cards per pad. Just stick on a stamp and they're off with your message. The design and address are on the front, leaving the entire back for your message.
HH-FH1331 - "YOU FOUND WHO IN YOUR FAMILY TREE?" - Per pad $3.00
HH-FH1631 - "I JUST KNOW I'M DESCENDED FROM ROYALTY." - Per pad $3.00
HH-FH1641 - "YOU CAN TELL WHEN A GENEALOGIST FINDS HIS PILGRIM." - Per pad $3.00
HH-FH1651 - "OH DEAR, SO MUCH FOR THAT BRANCH OF THE FAMILY TREE!" - Per pad $3.00
HH-FH1661 - "WHOSE SIDE OF THE FAMILY DID HE COME FROM?" - Per pad $3.00
HH-FH1671 - "YOUR ANCESTORS CAME OVER ON THE WHAT?" - Per pad $3.00
HH-FH168-1: FAMILY HISTORY IS FUN - Per pad $3.00
Writing supplies for your special needs in family history research. Write those important letters on distinctive stationery in two designs. 20 first sheets and 30 unprinted second sheets, 5-1/2 X 8-1/2, with 20 envelopes.
HH-FH155-1: "YOU FOUND WHO IN YOUR FAMILY TREE?" - Per set $7.00
HH-FH156-1: "YOUR ANCESTORS CAME OVER ON THE WHAT?" - Per set $7.00
NOTEPADS IN SEVERAL DESIGNS
Handiest things around for making a quick memory jogger as you do your research. Or use them in your mail. Keep your notes in a manageable size as you work. A life-saver for a quick note. 5-1/2 X 8-1/2, 50 sheets per pad.
HH-FH144-1: "FILL IN THE BLANK." 3 GENERATION LINEAGE DESIGN - $3.00 per pad
HH-FH145-1: I DON'T DO WINDOWS ... I DO GENEALOGY - $3.00 per pad
Printed on parchment-like paper, this certificate may be awarded to those who complete a course of study in genealogical research. It is attractively done and will be a symbol of their interest and achievements in this pursuit. Appropriate certification and signature blanks. 8 X 10 framing size.
HH-FH2-4-1: GRADUATION CERTIFICATE - each $ 1.00
HH-FH2-4-12: GRADUATION CERTIFICATE- 12 for $ 5.00
HH-FH2-4-50: GRADUATION CERTIFICATE- 50 for $ 15.00
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS WITH A GENEALOGY THEME When you care enough to send the very funniest to your favorite genealogist!
O TANNENBAUM! O TANNENBAUM! CARDS
The lessons of the Christmas Tree from this traditional German song were the starting point for O FAMILY TREE! O FAMILY TREE! This attractive, three color card will convey your feelings about family at this special time of the year. 5 cards and envelopes per package. Red and green on white cardstock.
HH-FH403-1: O TANNENBAUM CARDS - 5 Cards Per Package $5.00
A GENEALOGIST'S CHRISTMAS EVE CARDS
We've taken a little literary license with the famous Clement Clark Moore verses about the "Night Before Christmas" to create our own Genealogy Christmas Eve. 5 cards and envelopes per package. Green and black on white cardstock. 5 1/2" x 8" size.
HH-FH401-1: A GENEALOGIST'S CHRISTMAS EVE CARDS - 5 Cards Per Package $5.00