Books and Print Material

Summer reads with genealogy tie-ins – Wisdom Wednesday

I had a rude awakening a few weeks ago when my mom called and asked me what I’d been reading lately.  Crash Course in Genealogy I told her proudly.  “I blogged about it a few days ago.” Truth be told, I’ve been lusting over content and the 1940 census breakdown the way some folks might… Continue reading Summer reads with genealogy tie-ins – Wisdom Wednesday

Books and Print Material

Dave Dowell’s Crash Course in Genealogy – Tuesday’s Tip

I’ve read a lot of genealogy books.  I’m not bragging or anything, but I work in a library, so it makes sense that I’m looking through/checking out/reading genealogy books all the time.  The results are mixed. Are they all stunning works of research?  No. A dry read?  Sometimes.  Ok.  Most of the time. Useful?  Yes,… Continue reading Dave Dowell’s Crash Course in Genealogy – Tuesday’s Tip

Local History and Genealogy · State Specific Research

Thankful Thursday – Clark family descendent seeks resources and information

I’ve been looking over this research request for awhile, and while I can say I’m pretty good at finding a lot of really great information, I need a bit of assistance looking into this patron request.  I’ve spent several weekends looking into resources, making calls, all the while downing countless cups of vanilla roobios tea.… Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Clark family descendent seeks resources and information