Monthly Archives: May 2013

Thanks to Jan Meisels Allen, recent recipient of the National Genealogical Society’s 2013 President’ Citation for her work in preserving access to genealogical records for alerting us to the National Archives of Ireland’s news.  Jan wrote: “The National Archives of … Continue reading

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Cross-Referencing the 1940 Census

We all know how important relatives are – after all, what would genealogy be without them?  In this case, though, it has more to do with my dad’s eagle eye in spotting this article in the New York Times.  The … Continue reading

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Research in archives

This week I spent several days at my local Family History Center examining microfilms I had ordered.  Being able to adjust contrast and brightness, enlarge the image, or in a few cases, reduce it to eliminate blurred print, was really … Continue reading

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