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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.

Quillen's Essentials of Genealogy: Mastering Census and Military Records

The Howard County, Missouri Genealogical Society has announced the release of book entitled History and Families of Howard County, Missouri: “The Mother of Counties”. This book will be released in time for Christmas. This soft-cover book will be about 250 pages, and contain over 75 photos.

5 Questions To Ask Your Parents or Grandparents This Week. Week 1 ~ Teach Me Genealogy

Scottish Genealogy Tips And Tidbits: Belonging - British Home Child Book Release!

Good book on pre-1821 population sources that's useful for #Irish #genealogy from @Adi Missions local history

Mastering Online Genealogy - New arrival July 13, 2012. #gentipjar #genealogy #books

Suggestions for formatting your Family History book.

cover of book

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

This would be so fun for a wedding, shower or book group party!

Family history, the little black book.

Find your British ancestors in the phone book! One of our largest collections, the British Phone Books Collection, starts in 1880 when the public telephone service was introduced in the UK and contains records until 1984. These records can be useful in placing your ancestor in a particular place and time, so start searching here: http://ancstry.me/1jduRAa [note, you will need a World Explorer membership]

The Sleuth Book for Genealogists: Strategies for More Successful Family History Research

Women's Lives: Researching Women's Social History 1800-1939: Amazon.co.uk: Jennifer Newby: Books

Tracing Your Ancestors Through Death Records: A Guide for Family Historians by Celia Heritage,

A must have book, The Genealogist's Guide to Researching Tax Records. #gentipjar #genealogy #taxes

Finding Your German Ancestors: A Beginner's Guide

Review of Genealogy Apps for Kindle, Android phone, iPhone and iPad,

Been there! This is so me :)

New York 1885, Jacob Riis