Ancestry.com has added a collection of photos of Ireland to their UK Historical Photographs and Prints 1704-1989 set. There are 120+ photos from the late 1800's to the 1950's, including depictions of daily life as well as historic events such as the Lusitania sinking and the Easter Rebellion.
Ancestry is available (in the library only) in our e-resources. Hover on "research help" on the homepage and click on "e-resources for adults".
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Knowing when a photo was taken can help provide a clue to who an unidentified person was. This article tells you how to date the photograph of a women by her clothing....an interesting article on a woman who makes a living deciphering old handwritten documents can be found here. Source: ResearchBuzz
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Here are some links to get you started on researching your Polish ancestors:
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 ...