Thursday, December 29, 2016

Civil War Ancestors

Here's some advice from Amy Johnson Crow's blog on how to get an idea of what your Civil War ancestor looked like.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Preserving Your Past

Here is the first in a series of articles from the Florida State Archives Florida Memory blog about how to preserve important papers, photos, etc.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Freedmen's Bureau database

The Freedmen's Bureau was formed by the federal government after the Civil War to provide assistance to former slaves. The database includes information about freedmen from 15 states and the District of Columbia. Read about the database and find a link to it heresource: ResearchBuzz

Friday, December 9, 2016

Using Evernote for Genealogy

Evernote is  a very useful tool for online genealogy. Take a look at this collection of YouTube videos explaining what you can do with it.

Ellis Island Research

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