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  -By Michael S Sheaffer If you have Ancestors from Pennsylvania then you are likely to come across a coal miner or two.  The Pennsylvania State Archives has a great amount of coal mining records available in their  archives that … Continue reading

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T. M. Fowler’s “Birds Eye View” Paintings find great use in Genealogy

Fowler did 248 paintings of towns in Pennsylvania itself. Thaddeus M Fowler was an artist I had never heard of before last week. His artwork was of painting “birds eye views” of cities. These were done in such detail that … Continue reading

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Genealogy Roadtrip: 10 Tips for Researching at a Library or Archive

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on June 24, 2014 in Ask Ancestry Anne Library of Virginia So where do genealogists go on vacations? The mountains? The beach?  Not a chance.  If we have our way, we go to archives, libraries, … Continue reading

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National Archives 2015 Virtual Genealogy Fair October 21 & 22

Please join the National Archives for the 2015 Virtual Genealogy Fair on October 21 & 22. This will be a live broadcast via YouTube so you can ask our genealogy experts questions at the end of their talks. Printable PDF … Continue reading

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