Monday, August 26, 2019
Georgia Historic Newspapers- new additions
Starting this fall, the Georgia Historic Newspapers website will be adding a large number of new titles from the 19th century. The website is run by the Digital Library of Georgia. The list of news titles is here. source: ResearchBuzz
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Reading Old Handwriting
We probably have visited all or some of these resources in the past, but they are worth another look- instructions and courses in deciphering handwriting from in several languages and different time periods.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Encountering Latin in Your Research
An understanding of Latin terms can help you interpret old church and legal documents, especially those from Europe and the Roman Catholic church. This article from thoughtco.com can help.
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War of 1812 pension files
Pension files for the War of 1812 are now available at Fold3 on the library's website. 83% of the 7.2 million pages have been added so...
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 ...
Volunteers organized by the nonprofit Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund have found photos for all of the 58000 Americans who lost their lives ...