Monthly Archives: June 2017

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

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

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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Get the German Script for Your Ancestral Name

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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