Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Blogging

If you like to read genealogy blogs, or are considering creating one, a good place to visit is geneabloggers.com. There you will find  a listing of 3000+ blogs; resources to start your own;  prompts to get you started, and instructions on how to have your blog included on the list.


Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive has more than 120,000 genealogical works available online. The menu on the right side of the page breaks the collection down by year, and then by content. New material is always being added. While you're there, take a minute to explore what else the archive holds by going to the homepage: https://archive.org/

Monday, January 11, 2016

Syrian Immigrants

Our first post of the new year concerns Syrian immigrants to NYC in the late 19th century. Linda K. Jacobs, author of Strangers in the West, about Syrian immigrants to the Lower West Side, created very detailed spreadsheets of immigrants and their backgrounds. Source: ResearchBuzz 

Ellis Island Research

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