Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

16 Dec 2020

Using Civil War Photo Sleuth

By |16 Dec 2020|African American Genealogy, Civil War, Family Photos & Records|2 Comments

Using Civil War Photo Sleuth harnesses facial recognition technology and crowdsourcing to identify people in Civil War images. Do you have unidentified Civil War photos? Read on! Creating the Software Virginia Tech computer science [...]

4 Apr 2013

Apps Explore Civil War and World Wars I and II

By |4 Apr 2013|Apps, Civil War, iPads and iPhones, World War I, World War II|0 Comments

Apps explore Civil War and World Wars I and II are of interest to genealogists. According to a review in the  New York Times the apps are essentially interactive digital textbooks with many short chapters covering [...]

6 Apr 2011

NARA and Unveil New Civil War Digital Records Today

By |6 Apr 2011|African American Genealogy, Civil War, Military Records|0 Comments

NARA and unveil new Civil War digital records today to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. To search these newly released records at Ancestry, click here. NARA and Ancestry Civil War records [...]

19 Apr 2017

Researching Civilian Conservation Corps Relatives

By |19 Apr 2017|Archives, Great Depression, Primary Sources|8 Comments

Interested in researching Civilian Conservation Corps relatives? Try the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Enrollee Records at the National Archives. The CCC provided jobs for young men, while improving and conserving U.S. open space and parklands. [...]

18 Jun 2021

Discover the History Behind Juneteenth

By |18 Jun 2021|African American Genealogy, Civil War, Holidays|0 Comments

Let's discover the history behind Juneteenth. So many great resources can help us all remember and commemorate. Featured in this post: a new book from prize-winning historian Dr. Annette Gordon-Reed; Opal Lee, the activist [...]