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  • Resources at New York Public Library

    Apr 19

    With the Internet you no longer have to travel great distances to visit and research in the massive libraries across the country. The New York Digital Library collections are tremendous and available to anyone online. The collections are not just with people and places related to New York, but cover many events, individuals in the country and ev...

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  • List of Civil War Union Graves

    Apr 17

    With April 2014, this marks 149 years since the end in 1865 of the American Civil War. Everyone in searching their family tree want to know if they had soldier ancestors who fought in the Civil War. Now online is a database listing of Union (the North) soldiers who based on Union records were buried in military cemeteries, whether they died during...

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  • New York Philharmonic Images

    Apr 15

    You might think, there really is such a collection? Yes, a large collection of photos of conductors and performers over the decades has now become digital and online. However, not just photos but most of the sheet music and programs performed by the orchestra. The Digital Archives of the New York Philharmonic features images, programs, scores, p...

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  • New Collection Donated of Civil War Images

    Apr 1

    Having something well over 150 years old scanned so it can be shared with the world is a wonderful achievement. In 2010, Tom Liljenquist, a collector of Civil War photos had purchased a large private collection of such photos in Gettysburg, PA for $3,500. Many were tin-types and ambrotype in their original folding cases. There were Union as well ...

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  • Cyndi’s List in 2014

    Mar 27

    Sometimes it is just great to locate a site that has every possible genealogical topic or category you could ever think of with links to online sites that provide the latest on that topic. This is what Cyndi's List has been and still continues into 2014 providing to family history researchers. For years, since 1997, she has gathered and organ...

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  • Eastman’s Tidbits – PT 2

    Mar 22

    Dick Eastman's recent presentation in Stuart, FL offered several interesting tidbits of information. He covered about the use of MyHeritage.com. This resources with many databases is very helpful if you have ancestors from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Poland, and other Eastern European nations. Other places are also covered, but it does have ...

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  • The Treasures of Your Female Ancestors

    Mar 17

    It has been the ladies of society who have been for the most part the keepers of family artifacts, records, Bibles, silverware, crystal, etc. You may have inherited some family heirlooms and not really thought of how precious some of these items might have been to a great aunt, grandmother, or second cousin. Some items might have great value now b...

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  • Dick Eastman in Stuart

    Mar 15

    Two outstanding genealogists in the United States and internationally are Megan Smolenyak and Dick Eastman. I have worked with Megan since 1999 and have met her when she came to the Stuart, Fl area several years ago. Both Megan and Dick are fine authors, researchers and speakers. Eastman has been doing genealogy for over 30 years and is always ...

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  • Find Your State

    Mar 4

    Pride in one's hometown state is just as strong now as it was decades ago. Since most of our ancestors generally remained in the same state their whole life, it is very important to learn as much as possible about that state and go over all available resources. Begin with a super overview of each of the 50 states from FamilyTree.com. If you had...

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  • Interesting Work Involved with Genealogy

    Feb 24

    For most people, genealogy is a hobby; a very fascinating, exciting and satisfactory pastime. A person becomes a detective trying to put all the puzzle pieces together to create a picture of their heritage. It does entail work, time, energy and money to produce results. The amount of work and especially costs can vary for individuals. Yet, spending...

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