Thursday, January 22, 2015
We linked to this blog about dating old photos a few years back, but its worth revisiting. Maureen Taylor posts photos submitted by readers and points out clues to when they were taken. Great photos and interesting discussion.There are archives back to 2007, and photos are also archived by decade and by subject and type of photo.
Monday, January 5, 2015
Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
After 3 years, RAOGK is back in business. The original site ran from 1999 until the passing of its founder in 2011. Volunteers from all over the world offer their assistance with genealogical research. You can find a volunteer to help, or become a volunteer yourself.
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War of 1812 pension files
Pension files for the War of 1812 are now available at Fold3 on the library's website. 83% of the 7.2 million pages have been added so...
Buncombe County (NC) has added 50,000 names to its Slave Deeds database. To read about it and find links to the database, click here. ...
Sometimes information about our ancestors can come from places where we'd rather not find it, such as arrest and prison records. This ...
Volunteers organized by the nonprofit Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund have found photos for all of the 58000 Americans who lost their lives ...