Category Archives: National Archives

1890 U. S. Census: Up in Smoke, Doused in Water

Let’s visit the U. S. Census again; this time the tragic story of the 1890 census. Continue reading

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United States Census: 1790 History and Instructions

Census records are so important to your research. Learn the history behind the first U. S. Population Census of 1790. Continue reading

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Tracing African-American Enslaved Peoples & Families: 10 Free books to get you started

Tracing African-American enslaved people in your family tree can be more difficult at times. Here is a Free book list of helpful resources from the Internet Archive. Continue reading

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What is “Reclaim The Records”?….and why you need to follow them.

What is Reclaim The Records?…and why you need to follow them. Continue reading

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Treasure Trove of FREE Records: InternetArchive.org

InternetArchive.org – Treasure Trove of Free Information! Continue reading

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This Day in History: First Reading Emancipation Proclamation

This Day in History – The First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation – September 22, 1962 Continue reading

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Happy Birthday – Abe Lincoln! My 3rd Cousin 6x removed

Happy Birthday, Abe Lincoln! Continue reading

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The National Newspaper Digitizing Project – Another FREE Resource!

Thousands of Newspapers – Free! Continue reading

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The National Archives: Microfilm Digitizing Partners

The National Archives: Microfilm Indexing Partners List Continue reading

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Free Resources: New York Public Library on Flickr

Free Resources! New York Public Library on Flickr Continue reading

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