Thursday, October 8, 2015
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
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.
The Statue of Library- Ellis Island Foundation is a good place to start your immigration research. The link is here .
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 ...