This Swedish New Year's Eve in 1925 Chicago happened 95 years ago tonight when my Swedish and Swedish-American relatives (and neighbors?) gathered together. How I wish I knew all the names of these relatives! But [...]
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This 1906 Swedish funeral card served as both an invitation to services and a keepsake of the departed. As seen below, the card folds in half. And then top folds to create a flap. [...]
Finding family photo clues is an important skill for any genealogist. Clues usually lie inside family photos every genealogist possesses. Learn about resources for family photo clues using the main image (above). Hann [...]
The luck of the draw! I'm using a poker metaphor (I think) for genealogy research. This has never, ever happened to me before. I found my Swedish great-great-grandparents at the top of the first [...]
Anna Larsdotter Hann's Swedish portrait is my Treasure Chest Thursday post. This carte-de-viste photograph of my great-grandmother is one of my prized possessions. I suspect this portrait was taken just before she departed on 7 [...]
My blog entry on planning a genealogical research trip has been by far the most popular post, so I thought it might be a good idea to revisit the topic and talk about how my [...]