Research

Military Monday – Where ARE the WWII Military Records?

Today I was Googling and looking for information on WWII for a biography I’m writing for a client’s family member who served in the Signal Corps. When I research anything WWII, I start with Google and look for books that I can get at the fabulous Pritzker Military Museum and Library here in Chicago or […]

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Military Monday – Vanished Book Review

I just finished reading the book Vanished The Sixty-Year Search for the Missing Men of World War II by Wil S. Hylton. This book blew me away. My research and writing has been focused on WWII Europe and mostly infantrymen with one pilot. I wasn’t ready to move to the Pacific yet but certain events, […]

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Saving Italy Program

Last night I attended a program at the Pritzker Military Library. The program was called “Saving Italy” based on the title of Robert Edsel’s newest book, about the U.S. Army Monuments Men and Women who served during World War II to preserve, repair, locate and retrieve stolen works of art by the Nazis. Edsel spoke […]

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The Ricigliano, Italy Project Update

I have had so many comments posted, especially in the last week, about the Ricigliano Italians that some decisions have been made. As you may know if you have followed the blog for a while, I started a Genealogy Department at Casa Italia, the Italian Cultural Center in Stone Park, IL, in January. Since that […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – Help Casa Italia Index Italian Records

Originally posted on the Casa Italia blog 22 February 2013. A couple of weeks ago I posted some news that Casa Italia’s genealogy department was a sponsor of FamilySearch’s Italian Ancestors Indexing project. Casa Italia is now an entity under which you can register to index. I will post training materials next week and will […]

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New Legacy QuickGuides Available!

Another Legacy QuickGuide has been published and is available for sale! Check out: NEW!! Italian Records in PDF Genealogy for Children in PDF or QuickGuide Card Land and Property Records in PDF or QuickGuide Card World War I and World War II Military Records in PDF What else have I been writing? My next book […]

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