Monday, August 21, 2017

This is the first in a series of blog posts from the North Carolina State Archives on how to decipher the handwriting in 17th and 18th century documents.  Source: ResearchBuzz

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Historical Georgia newspapers

The Digital Library of Georgia continues to add new titles to its  Georgia Historic Newspapers (GHN) website. Lists of recently and soon-to-be added titles are here.  
We found that the images sometime load slowly. The pdf version loads quicker- after you select an edition to download, look  for this and click on "view pdf".

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Donald Trump's Ancestry

The 45th President of the United States is of German and Scottish ancestry. Read about it here, at

Ellis Island Research

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