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Using WWI Military Service Cards to Trace Female Ancestors

There have been several great advancements in making World War I records available to researchers this year.  For example, the microfilm digitization efforts on the FamilySearch website have added a huge browseable collection of images through the catalog area of the site.  While there are some projects which are waiting to be indexed, there are… Continue reading Using WWI Military Service Cards to Trace Female Ancestors

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Indiana WWI Military Service Cards Are Going Digital! – Tuesday’s Tip

If you are conducting World War I research for an Indiana ancestor, your task just became a lot easier. The Indiana Archives and Records Administration is digitizing their collection of World War I Military Service Cards and making them available for free online.  The project, which is part of the Indiana Archives and Records Administration Virtual… Continue reading Indiana WWI Military Service Cards Are Going Digital! – Tuesday’s Tip

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Oh, Indiana!: Searching the ‘Crossroads of America’ for Genealogy Records

Indiana can be a difficult place to conduct genealogy research.  There are few states which seem to have so few apparent records as Indiana, which can make any researcher wary of looking for ancestors in the ‘Crossroads of America’. We’ve had three patrons in two weeks ask a few of the same questions: How do… Continue reading Oh, Indiana!: Searching the ‘Crossroads of America’ for Genealogy Records