Posts Tagged With: Follow Friday

Tuesday’s Tip – Learn How to Search Chicago Property Records

Are you interested in learning how to search Chicago Property Records to locate deeds for your ancestors? You can purchase and download a handout explaining step-by-step the entire process with examples. The handout also includes information on many Chicago mapping websites to get a bigger picture of your ancestors neighborhood. Purchase Genealogy Using Chicago Maps […]

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Follow Friday – Abe Lincoln Library

In preparation for FGS2011, the FGS media team has been blogging a lot about research repositories and archives all over the state and surrounding states. The Abe Lincoln Library, located in Springfield, IL, is a fantastic resource. I visited the library last year to do newspaper research. It is one of my goals before this […]

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Thankful Thursday – Packing for FGS

I am so thankful that the Federation of Genealogical Societies has posted a couple of times about what to pack for this conference. It is my first FGS conference and I have learned a lot of great things to take with me. You can read part one here. You can read part two here. Are […]

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Follow Friday – Northern Illinois Library Systems Merge

I recently read an article about the merging of the Northern Illinois Library Systems.  Due to budget cuts in the state of Illinois, the five Northern Illinois systems will merge as of July 1, 2011 to form RAILS – Reaching Across Illinois Library System. This system is supposed to help with the transfer of books […]

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Follow Friday – Adventures in Genealogy Education

I read this post last week and had to share it. NIGR is something I have on my radar to hopefully do in within three years. Preparing to Attend the National Institute for Genealogical Research (NIGR) Tweet

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Follow Friday – Sassy Jane Genealogy

One of my favorite blogs is Sassy Jane Genealogy. One of her latests posts about doing Chicago genealogy from afar lists Czech resources in Chicago. Just up my alley. Check out Chicago Genealogy – Chicago Bohemian and Czech Resources when you have time! Tweet

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