Thursday, October 8, 2015

National Archives Digitization priorities

Speaking of NARA, the agency asked the public what it wants digitized, and had a tremendous response. This article  from the NARA blog talks about where the focus will be over the next 18-24 months. Looks like quite a bit will be of interest to genealogists, especially those searching for naturalization or military-related records. Thanks to Research Buzz for both this information and yesterday's.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

NARA Genealogy Fair on YouTube

Read here about the National Archives Genealogy Fair  to be broadcast live on YouTube on October 21st and 22nd. Experts will speak on a variety of topics, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions. If you can't tune in for the live presentations, recorded versions will be available online.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Valuation Rolls from Scotland

Free until October 13th: Valuation rolls from Scotland, circa 1855, on the Scotlands People website.
Thanks to SpittalStreet.com and ResearchBuzz.com for passing this along.

Ellis Island Research

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