Posts Tagged With: NARA

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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Wisdom Wednesday – The National Archives and Social Media

Did you know the National Archives and Records Administration is very active on social media outlets? You can find them on Twitter, FaceBook, FourSquare, Blogs, and YouTube. I had no idea they were that active online! David Ferriero told FGS attendees in his talk last week that NARA has roughly 11 blogs, 29 FaceBook pages, […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Read the NGS Magazine

I spent last week catching up on some of my genealogy magazines and journals. I read the latest National Genealogical Society Magazine (April – June 2011). There were a few very good articles in there that seemed to provide a few bits of information on a few projects I have going right now. Proving of […]

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National Archives Great Lakes Region Classes

The Great Lakes Branch of the National Archives has three programs on the calendar you should check out. Telling Your Family Story Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. There is a $10.00 admission, payable at the door. Limited seating so please pre-register by emailing the archives or calling them at 773-948-9001. Using […]

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National Archives Chicago Workshops

The National Archives Chicago Branch will be offering two workshops in the late Spring. Telling Your Family Story on Saturday, May 14, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  The class fee is $10 payable at the door. Staff from How History Works, Inc., will present Telling Your Family Story providing tips and tricks to […]

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