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11 Nov 2010

Request Military Records at the National Archives

By |11 Nov 2010|Military Records|1 Comment

What happens when you request military records from the National Archives? What is the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)? How does the National Military Personnel Records Center process your request military records? How many requests are received [...]

22 Oct 2020

Military Free Access to Ancestry and Fold3

By |22 Oct 2020|Digital Collections, Search Strategies|0 Comments

Get military free access to Ancestry and Fold3 via the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library. Military active duty, retired, or reserve/national guard can access Ancestry Library Edition and Fold3 through militaryonesource.mil. MWR Digital [...]

9 Nov 2017

Accessing National Archives Burned Records

By |9 Nov 2017|Military Records, World War I, World War II|3 Comments

In honor of Veterans Day, a post on accessing National Archives burned records. On July 12, 1973, a disastrous fire at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis destroyed approximately 16-18 million [...]

14 Nov 2015

Free Access to Swedish Records 2015

By |14 Nov 2015|Primary Sources, Swedish Genealogy|0 Comments

Get Free Access to Swedish Records 14-15 November 2015 at ArkivDigital. Click here to get started searching 57 million pages of Swedish parish and household exam records. Specifically, ArchivDigital Online  site contains approximately 58 million color images of almost [...]

28 Dec 2017

A Literal Treasure Chest Thursday

By |28 Dec 2017|Family Photos & Records, Primary Sources, Treasure Chest Thursday|2 Comments

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 [...]

24 Jan 2016

Free Arkansas Digital Archives for Genealogy

By |24 Jan 2016|Archives, Databases, Digital Collections, Genealogy|2 Comments

Free Arkansas Digital Archives for Genealogy are featured in Sassy Jane Genealogy's States on Sunday series, providing links to free digital resources for each of the fifty states. Arkansas History Commission As the official archives of the state, [...]

5 Mar 2013

OCLC and FamilySearch Announce Partnership

By |5 Mar 2013|Databases, Genealogy|2 Comments

OCLC and FamilySearch International announce a partnership today. The two organizations have signed an agreement that will enrich WorldCat and FamilySearch services with data from both organizations to provide users with more resources for improved genealogy [...]

8 Jan 2012

National Archives YouTube Channel

By |8 Jan 2012|Archives, Census, Immigration Records, Military Records|0 Comments

Have you visited the National Archives YouTube Channel? The National Archives has launched online videos of its most popular how-to genealogy workshops.  These videos cover genealogical research topics, including census, immigration [...]

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