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
Pat Richley, also known as DearMYRTLE, and her cousin Russ have put Google Hangouts to work as a open genealogy classroom. You can participate in study groups on specific topics or just watch a discussion on various research topics. It’s all free and quite easy to view. All you need is a good Internet connection and either a computer or tablet with speakers.
Visit DearMYRTLE’s hangouts page to see what’s coming up and how to participate.
We often get lost in the downside of social networking, but there are also many amazing things you can do. Ancestry Cloud introduces some great ones. Check it out at Harness Social Media to Connect to Your Ancestors’ World – AncestorCloud Blog
The Family History Library has announced their free classes and webinars for April. Taught by library specialists, they include sessions for beginner to intermediate level researchers. Follow this link for details on the April Classes and Webinars.