Dannell N Altman-Newell

ProGen Member Overview

Danni Altman-Newell has been an active genealogy researcher for over 20 years. She currently volunteers as a daily operations volunteer and in the Research Center of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City. Danni is a graduate of GenProof Study Group 48 and ProGen 28. She holds memberships in the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the Illinois State Genealogical Society, Johnson County (Kansas) Genealogical Society, Southern California Genealogical Society, and the Topeka (Kansas) Genealogical Society. She has also been a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution since 2014. She currently serves as the Treasurer for the APG Heartland Chapter. She attends both national and regional conferences as well as many webinars to enhance her current skill set and she strives to stay current on new practices and technologies.


BSc (Criminal Justice)


Non-Research Specialties: Blogger, Conference Planner, Lecturer/Presenter, Photographer, Project Manager, Technologist, Web Designer

Research Specialties: Federal Records, German American, Historical Sites, Irish American, Lutheran, Military, Railroads, Scots-Irish, Scottish Clans

Research Provinces / States: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Research Time Periods: 19th Century, 20th Century

Repositories: Kansas State Historical Society (Topeka, KS), National Archives-Kansas City (Kansas City, MO), NARA National Personnel Records Center (St. Louis, MO), National World War I Museum & Memorial (Kansas City, MO), State Historical Society of Missouri

Publications & BLOGs

"Trello: A Tool for Managing and Organizing Your Business," March 2019 APG Quarterly