15 Jul 2017

Using the Curt Teich Postcard Archives

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If you're looking for images of towns where your ancestors lived, try using the Curt Teich Postcard Archives. The Curt Teich Company was once was the world leader in the printing of view and advertising postcards. Using the Curt Teich Postcard Archives is easier now that the collection is located, digitized, and [...]

4 Jul 2017

Yankee Doodle Dandy Genealogy

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Yankee Doodle Dandy Genealogy is in the spotlight today. "A Patriotic Tune, Perched on a Branch of a Family Tree," by New York Times writer SAM ROBERTS features the story of David Ditta, who just retired as a commercial photographer..., was a genealogist by avocation who could trace his American ancestors, [...]

2 Jul 2017

Scottish Records 1916-1966 Released

By |2 Jul 2017|Scottish Genealogy|1 Comment

Scottish Records 1916-1966 released by the National Records of Scotland via ScotlandsPeople, according to the privacy laws of Scotland. These records include digital images of 110,000 birth entries from 1916, more than 47,000 marriage entries from 1941, and 64,000 death entries from 1966. They are now available for members [...]