Friday, February 27, 2015

Florida Ancestors

In 1845,  residents voted to make Florida the 27th state. Florida Memory digitized the returns in 2014. This blog post by Josh Goodman  of the State Archives  shows how the data can assist genealogists trying to learn about their ancestors from the Sunshine state.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Black History Month

fold3.com is making its Black History Collection of more than a million photos and documents available for free this month.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Searching categories on Cyndi's list

This May 2014 post on the Cyndi's List blog talks about the advantages of browsing the categories instead of entering keywords in the site's search engine. You may be missing out on some helpful information, or new directions in your research.

Ellis Island Research

The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is  here  .