Teaching History Through Genealogy
EveryNameIndex.com offers hundreds of FREE every name indexes! Specifically compiled with family history researchers in mind, these indexes will help save valuable research time and easily locate your ancestors in those big old county histories.
EveryNameIndex.com - EveryNameIndex.com offers hundreds of FREE every name indexes! Specifically compiled with family history researchers in mind, these indexes will help save valuable research time and easily locate your ancestors in those big old county histories.
Before Photography - Photographic Processes Series - Chapter 1 of 12 (video) | Khan Academy
From the ancient discovery of the camera obscura to the 18th century mechanical devices used to create silhouettes such as the physionotrace, this initial chapter explores the inventions and inventors that preceded photography. It recreates the experiments of Johann Schulze who proved the light sensitivity of certain silver salts and Thomas Wedgwood’s early attempts to make photographic images. These early pioneers contributed to the discovery of photography in 1839.This project is made possib
Here's Where to Research Your Revolutionary War Ancestors Online for Free
Do you have ancestors that served during the American Revolutionary War? A surprising number of records exist from this period and there are numerous free collections online that will allow you to research these members of your family tree. #genealogy
The United States Federal Census & Your Family | family-archivist
Discover your family in the United States Federal Census. Learn about the origin of the census, its purpose, and how it has changed over the years. Then search census records for yourself to uncover your family's story. Along the way you will learn about their homes, employment, neighbors, and more.
Getting Kids Started in Genealogy | family-archivist
Engage your children in learning history through the story of your family. This personalized exploration of historical events makes history come alive as children come to understand how their grandparents' and great-grandparents' were part of these events.