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Vital records and other digital info from Maryland Archives

Have an iPad or other tablet? Learn how to use it for genealogy in this workshop.

Genealogy research: Old Occupations Explained

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Collections of US Historic Photos

Collections of U.S. Historic Photos| When actual photos of an ancestor are not available, having images of other family members, the family hometown, or even historical images of events the relative was a part of can also be important. Using this site of ‘online U. S. historical photos‘ of each of the 50 states just could prove invaluable. #photos #familyhistory #familytree #StatebyState #genealogy #history

I have over 46 newspaper articles on one ancestor #genealogy

"I like this clever write-in book that allows you are record your parent's personal history and learn from their hard-earned experience through a series of interesting questions."

'No Longer the Devil's Half Acre' In this post, I share our experience visiting the notorious Lumpkin's Jail site in Richmond, Virginia which was a holding place for enslaved people waiting to be sold along with historical resources I have found so far. #RichmondVirgina #genealogy #GenealogyIsATrip #LumpkinsJail

To help bring thousands of records to light, the Freedmen’s Bureau Project was created as a set of partnerships between FamilySearch International and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Afro­-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS), and the California African American Museum.