Friday, January 25, 2019

Genealogy Roadshow

PBS presents its Genealogy Roadshow  on Tuesdays at 8pm EST on WEDU. It's also available on the PBS video app.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Dating photos: Womens Hats

One way to narrow down the date a photograph was taken is by dating the clothing of the subjects in the photo.
The Minnesota History Society has digitized a collection of 700+ women's hats, most from 1910 to 1950. This article discusses the project, and includes a link to the collection.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Becoming a Professional Genealogist

This webpage on the website of the Association of Professional Genealogists is a place to start if you are considering making a living as a genealogist.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Antebellum Georgia newspapers

The Digital Library of Georgia has grant dollars to digitize almost 54000 pages of pre-1861 Georgia newspapers. They will be available to the public at choniclingamerica.loc.gov. source: ResearchBuzz

Friday, January 4, 2019

Genealogy Research Plan

Avoid going down "rabbit trails" by planning your research- an  article by Lisa Lisson on her website.

Ellis Island Research

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