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Gloves off for filming at the archives

Gloves off for filming at the archives | genealogy | Scoop.it
How many of us have thought that white cotton gloves are a must for the safe handling of precious documents? What do you think when you see archival docume
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Five Tips for Finding Those Who Died in Military Service

This weekend we celebrate Memorial Day. This is the day we reserve to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives in service to their country.
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5 Tips for Resolving Evidence Conflicts

One of the great benefits of online research has been the search hints offered by websites like Mocavo and Findmypast. These are tremendously helpful, and can point you in directions you might not have thought to look.
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Orphan train experience has sisters looking for answers

Fox Cities Book Festival takes a look at orphan trains through featured author's work.
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Study: Stem cell breakthrough opens door to biological children of same-sex couples

An international team of scientists have shown that it is possible to create human sperm and eggs from stem cells derived from adult skin, regardless of the donor’s gender.
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Choices in Publishing Your Family History Book | The Armchair Genealogist

research and write your family history
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Ask the Archivist: Digitally copying a family history binder :: Practical Archivist

ASK THE ARCHIVIST is real questions from regular family archivists just like you. Would you like to see your question here? Email me. Hi Sally, I happened to find your interesting blog by just poking around on the Internet. My […]
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There Are 7 Types of English Surnames — Which One Is Yours? |

Many of us have surnames passed down to us from ancestors in England.
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Footloose in Archaeology

"Feet- did you say Feet?-Ugh-h-h!" That is the usual remark I hear when I mention my Research Project. I hope that when you have finished reading this your reaction will have changed. By Phyllis Ja...
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10 Of The Strangest Jobs In The Victorian Era - Listverse

The modern world is filled with bizarre jobs, from searching through Facebook for objectionable content to writing for Buzzfeed. But the odd office jobs of
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Genealogy Insider - Scandinavian Genealogy: Chart of Patronymic Surname Suffixes in Norway, Sweden and Denmark

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UpFront with NGS: Ancestor's Mental Health or Any Medical Records Can Be Very Hard to Come By!

UpFront with NGS: Ancestor's Mental Health or Any Medical Records Can Be Very Hard to Come By! | genealogy | Scoop.it
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Just read these

Just read these | genealogy | Scoop.it
What DNA can tell us Every so often, even those of us who work with DNA test results on a regular basis are just astounded, not just by what DNA can do ... but even more by what stories it tells. T...
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The unusual names given to children in the 19th century

The unusual names given to children in the 19th century | genealogy | Scoop.it
According to a hilarious list of historic baby names, children born in the 1800s were given names such as Mineral Waters and Zebra Lynes by their highly-amused parents.
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5 Misspelled, Misused Genealogy Words... and How to Get Them Right

5 Misspelled, Misused Genealogy Words... and How to Get Them Right | genealogy | Scoop.it
Our ancestors tended to be.... shall we say.... "creative" spellers. When we're indexing or transcribing, we need to preserve that. But when it comes to our own words, we're supposed to get it righ...
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A matter of degree

A matter of degree | genealogy | Scoop.it
The language of the law. Part Latin, part Anglo-Saxon, all confusing. Today's words are a matter of percentages. It's very hard for The Legal Genealogist -- or anyone else here in the 21st century ...
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UpFront with NGS: RAOGK (Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness) has been resurrected!

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