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1950 US Census Part 2: Prepping for the Release methods & strategies records references & resources Feb 24, 2022

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The release of the 1950 US census is right around the corner on April 1, 2022, so you might be wondering how you can be...

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1950 US Census Part 1: What You Need To Know references & resources Feb 17, 2022

Can you believe that we’re a month-and-a-half away from the release of the 1950 US census on April 1, 2022? I don’t know about you, but I’m super excited because this is the first...

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Unearth Genealogy Treasures With PERSI: Part 3 references & resources tools & technology Feb 10, 2022

Welcome to Part 3 of this 3-part series about the PERiodical Source Index (or PERSI for short). In Part 1 I explained that PERSI is a subject index to all sorts of wonderful resources in...

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Unearth Genealogy Treasures With PERSI: Part 2 references & resources tools & technology Feb 02, 2022

Welcome to Part 2 of this 3-part series about the PERiodical Source Index (or PERSI for short). If you read (or watched) Part 1, you already learned that PERSI is a subject index to all sorts of...

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Unearth Genealogy Treasures With PERSI: Part 1 references & resources tools & technology Jan 26, 2022

Genealogical and historical society periodicals can provide a wealth of information pertinent to your research, from short family history articles to instructional articles, to transcriptions and...

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