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Monthly Archives: May 2016

FamilySearch Adds New Civil War Records Collection

(FamilySearch – May 30, 2016) In conjunction with Memorial Day, FamilySearch.org announced today significant updates to its free Civil War historic record collections online. The new FamilySearch.org/civil-war landing page provides a quick overview of the vast array of historic records and aids for those researching casualties and veterans of the […]

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National Archives Quarterly Prologue Magazine

(Ancestry Blog – May 19, 2016) Guest post by Linda Barnickel Whether you are exploring National Archives records found on Ancestry, planning a research trip to our nation’s capital, or just want to know more about American history, Prologue, the quarterly publication from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), […]

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Three Tips for Identifying Old Photos

(FamilySearch Blog – May 5, 2016) For the family historian, few things are as precious as an old family photo. These photos can serve as a tangible link to the past. “Family photos are powerful,” said Maureen Taylor, in her presentation at the 2016 RootsTech conference. “Each one of your […]

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