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Posts from Sassy Jane Genealogy about genealogy research, including finding U.S. and European ancestors and organizing and simplifying your research.

4 May 2017

Caring for Scrapbook Family Photographs

By |4 May 2017|Family Photos & Records, Genealogy, Preservation|Comments Off on Caring for Scrapbook Family Photographs

Are you caring for scrapbook family photographs? Do your scrapbook family photographs look like the one above? Here are some solutions from an archivist-genealogist. During #AskAnArchivist Day, Missy asked: I've been given large portions of my grandmother's photographic/scrapbook collection and also her eldest brother's. Some of the photos from [...]

26 Apr 2017

AskanArchivist Day 2017

By |26 Apr 2017|Archives, Genealogy|1 Comment

Today is AskAnArchivist Day 2017 on Twitter. Ever felt overwhelmed working on your family tree in an archives? Don't despair: #AskAnArchivist! Have a question for an archivist about how to use collections for family history research? Or do you need information on preserving your family papers? #AskanArchivist on Twitter. [...]

19 Apr 2017

Researching Your Civilian Conservation Corps Relative

By |19 Apr 2017|Archives, Genealogy, Great Depression, Primary Sources|5 Comments

Interested in researching your Civilian Conservation Corps relative? Try the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Enrollee Records. The CCC was designed to provide jobs for young men, and to relieve their families who could not find work during the Great Depression in the United States, all while improving and conserving open space [...]