13 November 2013

Elizabeth Shown Mills: Advice on How to Research Family History, Part 2

The New York Times has now published a second helping of research advice for the family historian. This week ESM responds to questions under the headings:

Geographic ‘Memory Holes’ Created by the Holocaust
Migration of Holocaust Survivors to Argentina
Identifying Ancestral Photos
Genealogical Templates for Citing Sources
Numbering Systems for Genealogy
Researching a (US) Railroad Employee in 1921
Beginning Indian Research from the U.S.
Becoming a Professional Genealogist

Next week the topics will be slaves and an ex-slave, and New York-based genealogical questions.


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