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Using Backward Design in Genealogical Research

From AncestorCloud blog:

Contrary to physical brick and mortar structures, genealogical brick walls can be surmounted.  Although it may seem counterintuitive to look backward to be able to move forward, that is often the needed approach to take in solving genealogical mysteries.  Backward design is another tool to add to your genealogical toolbox.

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Using the US newspaper collection on Findmypast

The collection of US newspapers on Findmypast contains almost 120 million pages, from all 50 states plus Washington D.C., Panama and the Virgin Islands. Titles include a variety of local papers, as well as national publications including the New York Times and the Washington Post.

We’ve put together a few tips and tricks to help you search our US newspaper collection so that you can find out more about your family and the world in which they lived.

To learn more, visit: Using the US newspaper collection on Findmypast