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Storing Digital Family History

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Jean Powers
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Seattle Times Q&A/Technology columnist Patrick Marshall answers a reader question about how best to ensure that photos in a time capsule will last for 100 years.

Long-lost Identities of Slaves Uncovered in Old Virginia Papers

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A new website, "Unknown No Longer: A Database of Virginia Slave Names," the first online resource to list slaves' names across all of slaveholding Virginia, has revealed the identities of 3,200 slaves from unpublished private documents.

Family’s Secret Now in the Open: Cousins Track Down Their Hidden Black and Jewish Ancestry

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Jean Powers
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Cousins researching their genealogy discovered “that their family hadn't come from Scotland after all but from Jamaica.”

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