2 Mar 2017

Atlas of Historical County Boundaries at

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From the Newberry Library, a wonderful research tool for genealogists researching U.S. locations: the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries at project of the William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture at The Newberry Library in Chicago, the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries is a [...]

3 Feb 2017

Searching the Historic American Buildings Survey

By |3 Feb 2017|databases, digital collections, Follow Friday, genealogy, heritage travel, Library of Congress, maps|2 Comments

HABS team in 1934 measuring the Kentucky School for the Blind. (Courtesy HABS, Library of Congress) Interested in searching the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) to find a connection between an ancestor and a specific place? HABS was established in 1933 when Charles E. Peterson, a young landscape architect proposed the [...]

13 Jan 2017

You Are in Whether or Not You Want to Be

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Right now, you are in whether or not you want to be. Information about you and other living family members has been aggregated and is available for free. From the Washington Post, an article today entitled "You’ve Probably Never Heard of This Creepy Genealogy Site. But It Knows a [...]

10 Nov 2016

Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert

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Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert – on Saturday November 12 and Sunday November 13, ArkivDigital  is providing free access to everyone who wants to try out ArkivDigital All-in-One. New users and users with Base subscription get access to everything in their All-in-One database on both days. Church records, estate inventories, court records, [...]