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The Best WWI Videos to Watch before and after Our ‘Tracing Your WWI Military Ancestors’ Workshop and Webinar – Military Monday

If you’re confused about WWI history and your ancestor’s place in the conflict, you’re not alone!  The events and politics which encompass The Great War seem larger than life and not easily palatable.  Instead of thinking of the war as a whole and pulling out your hair in confusion, here’s a list of videos which… Continue reading The Best WWI Videos to Watch before and after Our ‘Tracing Your WWI Military Ancestors’ Workshop and Webinar – Military Monday

Fountaindale Public Library District · Military · Public Presentations · State Specific Research · Websites · Workshops and Events

Track Down Your WWI Military Ancestors with our Free Multi-Session Webinar! – Those Places Thursday

Need help finding the Great War heroes in your family tree? The Fountaindale Public Library is hosting a free workshop and live stream of Here Come the Doughboys!: Tracing Your WWI Military Ancestors on Saturday, September 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST! Program Schedule Reconstructing your Soldier’s WWI Experience     9:30 a.m.… Continue reading Track Down Your WWI Military Ancestors with our Free Multi-Session Webinar! – Those Places Thursday

Technology Tools · Webinar · Workshops and Events

New Releases in Free Genealogy Webinars August 2017 – Thrifty Thursday

Looking for a low budget option for expanding your genealogy skills?  Here are some of the best new finds in free online genealogy webinars for July/August 2017!  This month, there is a great assortment of programs with fantastic and knowledgeable speakers. Here’s a quick summary of this month’s Best Bang for Your Buck picks: Her… Continue reading New Releases in Free Genealogy Webinars August 2017 – Thrifty Thursday

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Uncovering Pennsylvania Genealogy Records in Online Periodicals – Those Places Thursday

Genealogy research in Pennsylvania is not for the faint of heart. This commonwealth has a rich and full history, and its records access and methodology of research are so unique, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania is hosting a week long workshop later this month to aid the brick wall ridden genealogist. As this workshop is… Continue reading Uncovering Pennsylvania Genealogy Records in Online Periodicals – Those Places Thursday

Cemetery Research · State Specific Research · Vital Records · Websites

New York Death Indexes 1880-1943 free online at Internet Archive – Follow Friday

About two years ago I was conducting research in Erie County, New York.  It was a genealogical pilgrimage to uncover some new information about my German ancestors in Buffalo, Erie County, New York. Death indexes for the state are available for free, but there were several barriers to access: The indexes I found in the 1930s… Continue reading New York Death Indexes 1880-1943 free online at Internet Archive – Follow Friday

Fountaindale Public Library District · Webinar · Workshops and Events

Genealogy Day 2017 Webinar Links and Handouts Online Now! – Motivation Monday

Genealogy Day – May 6, 2017 All webinars airing in Central Standard Time! Sign up now for a free event reminder! 09:30 a.m.  Genetic Genealogy with Robert Sliwinski  11:30 a.m.  Are You Related to Someone Famous?  with Robert Allen 2:00 p.m. Where the Murderers Roam with Dr. Daniel Hubbard Downloadable Handouts for Genealogy Day 2017 DNA Explorers Handout  Are… Continue reading Genealogy Day 2017 Webinar Links and Handouts Online Now! – Motivation Monday

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More Sources for Finding Your WWI Military Ancestor! – Friday’s Faces From the Past

I wrote earlier this month about the U.S. Army Transport Lists, 1910-1939, which were released by Ancestry.com earlier this month. My friend Jennifer Holik has been doing some World War 1 research, and discovered deceased veterans were included in the transport lists.  This was a great catch to be sure!  In my latest browse of… Continue reading More Sources for Finding Your WWI Military Ancestor! – Friday’s Faces From the Past