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Family Tree for Beginners: “Dummies” if you prefer…7 Free books to help you get started

Great News! You decided to start working on your family tree! Now what!? Family tree research can be a bit overwhelming. Continue reading

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RootsTech 2021 – Free Online! February 25-27, 2021

Tens of thousands of people attend RootsTech every year and this year you can to! 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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Beatrice Daily Express Ads – October 1886

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I’m doing some research for a book I’m writing and have been going through the old Beatrice Daily Express papers of 1886.  Did you know there was once 14,000 lbs of honey stored in 5 gallon tin cans in a … 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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Follow the journey into my family tree

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

Happy Birthday, Abe Lincoln! Continue reading

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“Flags of All Nations” – Old Cigarette Cards

Old Cigarette Cards 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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