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Eyes of the Great Depression 062. Steelworker and family. Ambridge, Pennsylvania.    This picture was taken in January 1941 by John Vachon.    Part of Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection at the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Ambridge, Pennsylvania This picture was taken in January 1941 by John Vachon. Part of Farm Security Administrati

Library of Congress Newspaper Collection

Library of Congress Newspaper Collection

The Albany Rural Cemetery, Civil War Soldiers Lot

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February 1912. Port Royal, South Carolina. Bertha, one of the six-year old shuckers at Maggioni Canning Company. Began work at 4 a.m.

February 1912 - Port Royal, South Carolina: Bertha, one of the six-year old shuckers at Maggioni Canning Company. She begins work at 4 a. Photograph (glass negative) by Lewis Wickes Hine.

One of the oldest and best FREE online sources for various records related to genealogy research. I've been part of this project in the past and still contribute records. All of the content has been submitted by volunteers. Be sure to check out the Project Archives for additional records that may not be on the county pages.

One of the oldest and best FREE online sources for various records related to genealogy research. All of the content has been submitted by volunteers. Be sure to check out the Project Archives for additional records that may not be on the county pages.

Alfred T. Palmer. M-4 tank crews of the United States. Fort Knox, Kentucky, June 1942. Reproduction from color slide.

tank crews of the United States. Fort Knox, Kentucky, June Reproduction from color slide. Photo by Alfred T. My Dad and husband were stationed at Fort Knox, Ky.

Copies of Records from FamilySearch.com| Copies of Records from FamilySearch.com| With the electronic age, the FamilySearch.com (Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah) will now be able to scan a copy of a requested document, info from microfilm, book, record, CD, vital record, deed, etc. into digital format (JPG or PDF) and attach to your email address to be sent to you. All of this is free of charge. They do limit just 5 such requests a month per person. #free #familysearch

Copies of Records from FamilySearch.com

The Digital Public Library of America, launched on April 18, offers a single point of access to millions of items—photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, and moving images—from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Users can browse and search the DPLA’s collections by timeline, map, format, and topic; save items to customized lists; and share lists with others. Users can also explore digital exhibitions curated by the DPLA’s content partners and staff.

The long-awaited Digital Public Library of America launched this week — but its collection does not include the digital repositories of many ma.

State genealogy website map - this is a great place to see where you can locate records for each state. And you can check by county or by the type of record.  I wrote about it on my blog today.

State Genealogy Website Map ~ This is a great place to see where you can locate records for each state. And you can check by county or by the type of record.

How To Request Information From An Archive - Some of the records you find on Ancestry.com are just indexes. The originals are held by an archive, vital records office, church or library And those original records can have a lot more valuable information to help you in your genealogy quest. Join Crista Cowan as she shows you how to discover which repository holds the original records you are interested in and how to contact them to order a copy of that original document. #genealogy

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