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The Simple Dos and Don'ts for Preserving Old Family Photos at Home

The Simple Dos and Don'ts for Preserving Old Family Photos at Home | Genealogy | Scoop.it
For the family history researcher, finding a stash of old family photographs can be a true genealogy jackpot! And while our first inclination might be to hang them right up on the wall for everyone to see - this may not be the best idea. Here's how you should handle them. For the family history researcher, finding a stash of old family photographs can be a true genealogy jackpot! And while our first inclination might be to hang them right up on the wall for everyone to see - this may not be the best idea. Here's how you should handle them.
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New York vital records timeline: Key dates that impact your research

New York vital records timeline: Key dates that impact your research | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Where do you find your ancestors New York birth, marriage, or death certificate? You will be able to better answer this question if you have an understanding of how vital record keeping has evolved throughout the history of New York State. Our brief overview will set you on the right path to finding these crucial documents about your ancestors.
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Finding your Irish family: ‘Looking out the airplane window I cried’

Finding your Irish family: ‘Looking out the airplane window I cried’ | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Ireland Reaching Out connects the diaspora with volunteers from local communities
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Irish Genealogy Research: The 10 Collections You Need to Know

Irish Genealogy Research: The 10 Collections You Need to Know | Genealogy | Scoop.it
When you are ready to cross the pond and research your Irish ancestors, don’t forget to take this list of important online family history collections with you. Irish genealogy records are more abundant than you can imagine and many repositories offer free access.
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Why Newspapers.com is the Ultimate Newspaper Archive for Genealogy

Why Newspapers.com is the Ultimate Newspaper Archive for Genealogy | Genealogy | Scoop.it
If you're not obsessed with using newspapers in your genealogy research you are missing out on one of the greatest sources of rich family history details available.
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Seven tips for getting “unstuck” in your Irish genealogy research

Seven tips for getting “unstuck” in your Irish genealogy research | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Genealogy: When it’s going well, it’s wonderful. You’ve just discovered that your great-great-great-grandma Irma was a fearless pirate and St. Patrick is basically your second cousin. But when it’s going poorly, you’ll want to bash your head against the wall.
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Researching Irish ancestors in New York State: What you need to know

Researching Irish ancestors in New York State: What you need to know | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Finding your New York ancestors can be challenging - so can finding your Irish ancestors. When you're looking for Irish ancestors who settled in New York State, the various challenges compound, resulting in challenging research questions.  These challenges can be successfully met with the right historical knowledge and the use of a few often-overlooked record sets.
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A Quick Reference Guide to U.S. Census Records for Genealogy

A Quick Reference Guide to U.S. Census Records for Genealogy | Genealogy | Scoop.it
U.S. Census records offer a unique look into the past and a chance to discover valuable details about your family's history.
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Genealogical Musings: Genealogy Photos and Copyrights

Genealogical Musings: Genealogy Photos and Copyrights | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Blogging about genealogy, family history, family trees, and all other things ancestry!
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Lynn Palermo's curator insight, January 23, 7:50 PM

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When America Despised the Irish: The 19th Century’s Refugee Crisis

When America Despised the Irish: The 19th Century’s Refugee Crisis | Genealogy | Scoop.it
More than 150 years ago, it was the Irish who were refugees forced into exile by a humanitarian and political disaster. Explore this era of scorn the Irish initially encountered and find out how they became part of the American mainstream.
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The 3 Best Apps for Scanning Old Photos and Records on the Go

The 3 Best Apps for Scanning Old Photos and Records on the Go | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Photo scanning apps do a surprisingly good job of preserving old photos and records on the go. See how these three free options helped us reveal long hidden details in an old family photo. Photo scanning apps do a surprisingly good job of preserving old photos and records on the go. See how three free options helped us reveal long hidden details in an old family photo.
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The Zero Dollar Genealogist: How to Avoid Spending Money on Family History Research

The Zero Dollar Genealogist: How to Avoid Spending Money on Family History Research | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Thanks to the wide availability of online records and easy-to-use family tree programs, genealogy has become an incredibly popular hobby. It's also one of the most rewarding. But many people feel frustrated by the costs. Depending on the types of records you are accessing, and programs you are using, fees can add up quickly. Thanks to the wide availability of online records and easy-to-use family tree programs, genealogy has become an incredibly popular hobby. It's also one of the most rewarding. But many people feel frustrated by the costs. Depending on the types of records you are accessing, and programs you are using, fees can add up quickly.
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Ancestry vs MyHeritage vs Findmypast: Which is the Best Genealogy Site?

Ancestry vs MyHeritage vs Findmypast: Which is the Best Genealogy Site? | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Ancestry, MyHeritage and Findmypast are the leaders in providing subscription-based genealogy records but a lot of people are confused about the differences between them. Which of these genealogy sites is the best? Which one has more records? Should you try all three or stick with one? What is the cost?
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How Explore from Google Docs Can Help You Research Your Ancestors

How Explore from Google Docs Can Help You Research Your Ancestors | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Google is an integral part of modem genealogical research, from Search to Keep to PhotoScan. But there's one research tool, Explore, that gets missed all too often because it is hidden inside of Google's well-known word processing tool.
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New Filtering System for DNA Matches

New Filtering System for DNA Matches | Genealogy | Scoop.it

We’re excited to announce the release of a new feature — a brand new filtering system for DNA Matches — which will be very helpful for our users.

DNA Matches are people who share DNA segments …

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Why Searching for Your Ancestors' Full Names May Be the Worst Way to Find Them

Why Searching for Your Ancestors' Full Names May Be the Worst Way to Find Them | Genealogy | Scoop.it
Name searches are at the center of almost every single search we do for our ancestors. But, as any experienced genealogist will tell you, names seldom play by the rules.
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