Its almost that time again: on April 1st the 1950 census will be released. The National Archives says that new technology will make it more accessible than ever. Read about it here.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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Monday, November 8, 2021
DigtalNC (North Carolina) has added editions of the Star of Zion, one of the oldest African American papers in North Carolina. Coverage includes the years 1884 through 1926. For more information and links to the collection, click here. DigitalNC is adding new titles regularly and provides an update each week. For the lastest, click here.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
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The Genealogy Society of Hernando County will meet Oct 15th at the LDS Family History Center, 21042 Yontz Road in Brooksville, at 10 a.m. Social distancing and masks for the unvaccinated will be required.
For more information, contact Georgene Jurgensen at 816-591-0251.
Monday, September 27, 2021
Read how to do it here on Nancy's Family History Blog. The article includes a link to Google books and another to a list other features of the site helpful to genealogists.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Fold3, the military records resource, is available to library card holders 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.
From the library's homepage, click on databases, then e-resources for adults.
Look for the Fold3 logo.
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With Memorial Day approaching, now is a good time to remember that holders of Hernando County Library cards, and our reciprocal borrowers, have access to Fold3 from anywhere, 24/7.
"Fold3® provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served".
Fold3 can be found under "databases" on the library website.
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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Friday, April 23, 2021
Sometimes information about our ancestors can come from places where we'd rather not find it, such as arrest and prison records. This article reports on Ku Klux Klan membership ledgers from mid -1920's Denver. The article contains a link to the scanned records. source: 9NEWS(Denver) via ResearchBuzz
Monday, April 12, 2021
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Friday, March 19, 2021
The Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) has completed the digitization of two historically significant Georgia African American newspapers as part of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The images will be included in the Library of Congress’ newspaper site: Chronicling America. The papers are the Savannah Tribune (years 1886-88) and the Athens Republique (1921-1924). Source: Research Buzz
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Archivists plan to honor WWII veterans buried in the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn. If you have information on relatives or friends who served in WWII and are buried at Green-Wood, please email email@example.com or call 718-210-3045 Details of interest include full name, date and place of birth and death, military service history, family contact info and if possible, a photograph of the serviceperson along with their lot number.
Source: The NY Daily News via ResearchBuzz
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Monday, January 25, 2021
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 ...