This 1906 Swedish funeral card served as both an invitation to services and a keepsake of the departed. As seen below, the card folds in half. And then top folds to create a flap. [...]
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For Funeral Card Friday, let's look at a 1907 Chicago funeral card. I've been sleuthing these interesting cards lately. So what better day to talk about this than Funeral Card Friday, using the example [...]
Today’s Sorting Saturday post is about organizing family records, those pesky bits and folders and cartons of paper that seem to defy organization. Librarians catalog, but archivists arrange and describe. [...]
Today is a literal Treasure Chest Thursday, as I sort through the family papers and photographs my mother bequeathed me. But first I want to thank the readers and Facebook friends who reached out [...]
Free California Digital Archives for Genealogy Part 3 is part of Sassy Jane Genealogy's States on Sunday series, providing links to free digital resources for each of the fifty states. Part 1 featured the major resources available. Part [...]
Chicago Genealogy: German-American Church Records and Cemeteries For a list of other posts on Chicago German-American genealogy resources, click here. For links to other Chicago resources, click here. 1. Major Christian German-American Denominations Your research [...]