Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

9 Nov 2017

Accessing National Archives Burned Records

By |9 Nov 2017|Military Records, World War I, World War II|3 Comments

In honor of Veterans Day, a post on accessing National Archives burned records. On July 12, 1973, a disastrous fire at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis destroyed approximately 16-18 million [...]

23 Aug 2013

National Archives Hosts Virtual Genealogy Fair September 3 and 4 2013

By |23 Aug 2013|Archives, Digital Collections, Military Records, Primary Sources, Research Tips|0 Comments

Courtesy NARA National Archives Hosts Virtual Genealogy Fair September 3 and 4 2013 The National Archives announced today that it will host a virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast on the U.S. National Archives [...]

8 Jan 2012

National Archives YouTube Channel

By |8 Jan 2012|Archives, Census, Immigration Records, Military Records|0 Comments

Have you visited the National Archives YouTube Channel? The National Archives has launched online videos of its most popular how-to genealogy workshops.  These videos cover genealogical research topics, including census, immigration [...]

2 Dec 2011

National Archives Has Joined Historypin

By |2 Dec 2011|Digital Collections, Family Photos & Records, Maps|0 Comments

The National Archives has joined Historypin. A relatively new website, Historypin allows users to view and share and compare historical photographs and present-day locations through Google Maps and Google Street View. I wrote about [...]

11 Nov 2010

Request Military Records at the National Archives

By |11 Nov 2010|Military Records|1 Comment

What happens when you request military records from the National Archives? What is the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)? How does the National Military Personnel Records Center process your request military records? How many requests are received [...]