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The 1940 Census was released today! NYPL Labs created Direct Me NYC, digitizing the 1940 phone books for all 5 boroughs to help users discover the enumeration districts needed for census research.

It's 1940 census time!

The Victorians believed that manliness was directly linked to facial hair.

1847 map of lower Manhattan

My TOP 7 TIPS For Finding Old Photos of Ancestors ~ Teach Me Genealogy

Using Pinterest for Genealogy

Native American genealogy resources.

German Genealogy Cheat Sheet | ShopFamilyTree

USA: Family History & Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records & More

Free Genealogy Forms

Family history, the little black book.

Covers genealogy databases, what and where they are, and how to use them and free genealogy websites.

Free Genealogy Sites

Early Indian Tribes and Culture Areas of the Eastern U.S.

History for Genealogists: Using Chronological Time Lines to Find and Understand your Ancestors, Judy Jacobson, 2009 (It really helps to understand what was going on during the period of your family tree that you are working on)

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5 Reasons Why You Can’t Find Your Person Online

Female Ancestors Cheat Sheet | Census Cheat sheet listing the info that's include for that year's census. ShopFamilyTree

Suggestions for formatting your Family History book.

'Writing Family History Made Very Easy' ~ I adore this book.

Finding clues in old photographs. one of the most challenging parts of genealogy research for me is identifying un-notated photos. hopefully, this article will be a great help. #GenealogyTree #GenealogyBank #LegacyFamilyTree #Ancestry #TheFamilyTree