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15 Jul 2017

Using the Curt Teich Postcard Archives

By |15 Jul 2017|Digital Collections, Research Tips|Comments Off on Using the Curt Teich Postcard Archives

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 [...]

14 Jun 2017

Free 19th-Century Portrait Photographs for Genealogy Research

By |14 Jun 2017|African American Genealogy, Digital Collections|2 Comments

Miss Grace Gibbs (LC-DIG-bellcm-12452) The Library of Congress has released 25,000 free 19th-century portrait photographs for research. Digitized from glass plate negatives, the collection of 19-century portrait photographs were made by Washington D.C. photographer C.M. Bell. Bell and his successors photographed their subjects between 1873 and 1909. The [...]

10 Nov 2016

Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert 2016

By |10 Nov 2016|Digital Collections, Primary Sources, Swedish Genealogy|Comments Off on Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert 2016

Free Swedish Genealogy Research Alert On Saturday November 12 and Sunday November 13, 2014, 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, [...]

2 Sep 2016

Updates to FamilySearch Databases August 2016

By |2 Sep 2016|Databases, Digital Collections, Genealogy|Comments Off on Updates to FamilySearch Databases August 2016

There's something for everyone in the new updates to FamilySearch databases August 2016: COLLECTION INDEXED RECORDS DIGITAL RECORDS COMMENTS Maine & Massachusetts Case Files of Deceased and Deserted Seamen 1837- 1965 0 16,231 New browsable image collection. United States World War II Draft Registration Cards 1942 0 882,986 Added images to [...]