September-2012

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As this letter shows, even our ancestors tried to dig up the roots of their family tree.
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It’s time for a trip down memory lane. Follow our guide to planning a tour of your family's ancestral homes.
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As Library and Archives Canada faces budget cuts, can a digitized collection and new technology innovations save the records of your ancestors?
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Put these four selections from the genealogy bookshelf on your must-read list.
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For our ancestors living in rural America—where half the US population resided as late as 1920—mail-order catalogs served “not only as a marketing tool, but also as school readers, almanacs, symbols of abundance and progress, and objects of fantasy and desire,” according to the Encyclopedia of Chicago (a city that was home to both Montgomery Ward and Sears Roebuck. Read about how mail-order catalogues might have shaped your ancestors' lives.
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Get the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your ancestors in Milwaukee, Wisc.
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Have the London Olympics sparked your UK genealogy interest? You can take advantage of the many free and fee-based websites offering UK records. Start with our picks for the best new and expanded British record collections for English, Scottish and Welsh research.
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Newspaper articles can offer loads of genealogical details about your ancestors, but they can be difficult to track down. Use this step-by-step guide to get started on Journalism's Voyage West.
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When does a genealogy obsession become too much? Readers share their stories of over-the-top family history passion.
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Ancestry.com's new autosomal DNA test pairs genetic genealogy with traditional research.
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