Pittsburgh, Burbank, Rapid City, Springfield, Tacoma, Jamaica, and other places: Are you ready?

Creating and updating PowerPoint slides and handouts and then presenting at classes, institutes, conferences, and seminars is a time intensive endeavor. I strive to find record examples that pertain to place where I will be presenting the lecture. It’s a bit more difficult when doing a webinar that will be viewed by people around the […]

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Quick update to my Ancestry Academy Native American course

When I did the Native American course for Ancestry, I truthfully stated that there were 566 federally recognized tribes in the United States. A few others are recognized by states and many are trying to obtain federal recognition. It’s a long process that requires extensive research. Some of the Bureau of Indian Affairs guidelines have […]

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Ancestry.com adds Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940

A collection now digitized and on Ancestry.com may prevent me from cleaning house on Monday.  I had heard these records held by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) were in the process of being digitized. I regularly check the “New Records” section on my main Ancestry page and shouldn’t have done so right now […]

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