Using the clues explained in this book, you can learn a surprising amount about your ancestors by studying their portraits. It is particularly useful to genealogists, social and personal historians, costume designers and hairstylists.
Following in the success of 101 Reasons to Write a Journal, Sam Lytle has combined his creativity and expertise to give 101 Ways on how you can and should be capturing your life (specifically through technology) separated into 6 categories: Words, Pictures, Video, Audio, Analog to Digital and Creative.
Claiming Your History will show you how to give your home, your possessions, your stories and traditions significance beyond the present moment and even the present lifetime. You’ll learn how to unravel the long saga that led to you and how to incorporate your own irreplaceable history into your everyday world.
From the (UK) National Archives comes a guide that covers five hundred years of family history, from DNA research back to manorial records combining genealogical guidance with social history sections.
The Seminole tribe is one of the best known Native American tribes, and one of the most feared among 19th century Americans and Spaniards. In fact, the origin of the term Seminole comes from a Spanish description of them as “wild”, which belies the fact that the Seminole had friendly relations with the British and Spanish during the colonial era.
The author has traveled throughout four counties in Southeastern Missouri and Southwestern Illinois and photographed over five thousand burials located within ten Catholic Cemeteries.
There’s nothing saying a journal can only contain words. This book is full of inspirational ways to make your journal come to life.
Every summer, parents piled the kids in the back seat, threw the luggage in the trunk, and took to the open highway. Chronicling this innately American ritual, Susan Rugh presents a cultural history of the American middle-class family vacation from 1945 to 1973, tracing its evolution from the establishment of this summer tradition to its decline.
Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques uses up-to-date and highly organized methods and techniques to show you how to find the elusive details to round out your genealogy research. You’ll get past the brick walls that have stumped you and see how to move beyond basic types of genealogy resources.