Archive for June, 2017

United States Civil War Confederate Papers of Citizens or Businesses, 1861-1865

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Website reminder–

United States Civil War Confederate Papers of Citizens or Businesses, 1861-1865 

It is on FamilySearch for free.

From the description:

Approximately 650,000 vouchers and other documents pertaining to goods and services rendered to the Confederate Government by individuals and businesses.

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Saturday, June 24th, 2017

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Chicago’s Polish Newspaper–Dziennik Zwiazkowy (1908-1917)

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

The Center for Research Libraries has made digital copies of this newspaper (Dziennik Zwiazkowy) online from 1908-1917. Published for Polish immigrants to the greater Chicago area, it contained local, regional, and national news.

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New York, New York City Marriage Licenses Index, 1950-1995

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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New York, New York City Marriage Licenses Index, 1950-1995

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Hawaii Obituaries Index, ca. 1980-present

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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Hawaii Obituaries Index, ca. 1980-present

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Kansas State Censuses 1865-1895 on FamilySearch

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

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Kansas State Census, 1895
Kansas State Census, 1875
Kansas State Census, 1865
Kansas State Census, 1885

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United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783

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Get the German Script for Your Ancestral Name

Monday, June 19th, 2017

This website has a script generator (“Schrift – Generatorfür deutsche Hand- und Frakturschriften”) for several different styles of Germanic script. While no pastor or clerk’s handwriting is perfect, this can help researchers visualize what name or phrase should look like. Note: it does not translate.german-script

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United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

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United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925

Images included. Passports for most of the 20th century include pictures.

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Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

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Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960

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