Monthly Archives: June 2013

Turning of the Centuries in Chicago

Two large black-and-white photos hang in my dining room where I spend much of my time these days on all things genealogy—writing blog posts and magazine articles, completing assignments for my Pro Gen class, and conducting my own family research. … Continue reading

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Mrs. Lincoln & Mrs. Keckly: A Most Unusual Friendship

No genealogist–or  non-genealogist, for that matter–could  possibly miss the fact that our nation is in the midst of a five-year long anniversary of the American Civil War. It’s a sesquicentennial that remembers and honors the people, events, and sacrifices made … Continue reading

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