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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 Ancestry.com Unveil New Civil War Digital Records Today

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

NARA and Ancestry.com 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 Your Civilian Conservation Corps Relative

By |19 Apr 2017|Archives, Great Depression, Primary Sources|6 Comments

Interested in researching your Civilian Conservation Corps relative? Try the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Enrollee Records. The CCC was designed to provide jobs for young men, and to relieve their families who could not [...]

22 Jun 2017

German Peasant Costumes for Genealogy Research

By |22 Jun 2017|German Genealogy, Prussian Genealogy|0 Comments

German Peasant Costumes - Silesia Tannhausen - Czarnowanz (near Oppeln) – (Courtesy Boston Public Library) Illustrations of German peasant costumes by noted German-American artist Louis Prang can help illuminate your family history [...]

19 May 2017

Is There an Elmer Ellsworth in Your Family Tree?

By |19 May 2017|Civil War, Military Records|0 Comments

If he was born after 1861, your ancestor was named for Union officer Elmer Ellsworth (1837-1861). At the age of 24, as commander of the 11th New York Volunteers, also known as the First [...]

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