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Start delving into the details of your ancestors' daily lives by exploring 10 of our favorite (and free!) social history websites.
5/16/2017
Each month, the editors of Family Tree Magazine will bring you a genealogy challenge to help you use your research in new and exciting ways.
5/8/2017
Your ancestors' culture and faith influenced the dates in your family tree. Use these religious calendar tools to discover family traditions and calculate birth dates.
4/10/2017
We may be bonkers for it, but bacon was no biggie for our ancestors. Learn how this humble pork product evolved from Great-great-grandma's breakfast fare to a gourmet chef's favorite food.
4/8/2017
Well-behaved women rarely make history. Learn about these 31 history-making women—some famous, others working under the radar—who made a difference.
3/31/2017
Innovations and trends that shaped your ancestors' lives.
3/31/2017
Innovations and trends that shaped our ancestors' lives.
3/17/2017
If your ancestors immigrated in the second half of the 1800s, they probably crossed the Atlantic by steamboat. Discover the history behind this method of travel.
2/22/2017
How the electric fan and air conditioning changed the way our ancestors kept their cool.
1/25/2017
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