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Volume 14, Number 1, Winter 2013

Researching the Lives of
Nineteenth-Century New England Mill Workers

Up Front

Connecting Families, Advancing History

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In This Issue

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Letters & Feedback

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Announcements
David Gergen to be honored at NEHGS Annual Dinner • Alicia Crane Williams joins the NEHGS staff • Lowell genealogy is awarded Jacobus Prize • NEHGS staff update • Gary Boyd Roberts recognized with award • New from Newbury Street Press • New search databases on AmericanAncestors.org • Obituary • Volunteers: The heart of NEHGS • Special NEHGS anniversaries

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Education Programs & Tours
Ancestry Day with NEHGS • Weekend Research Getaways • Writing and Publishing Your Family History, Part II • Come Home to New England • Washington, D.C., Research Tour • Hartford Research Tour • London Research Tour • Essex, Norfolk, and Suffolk County Record Office Research Tour • Albany Research Tour • Boston Educational Programs • New Brunswick Research Tour • Salt Lake City Research Tour

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Ask a Genealogist

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Features

Researching the Lives of Nineteenth-Century New England Mill Workers
Judith A. Ranta

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A Boardinghouse Keeper's Letters: Ellis (Meloon) Gilman of New Hampshire
Judith A. Ranta

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The Missing Mill Girl: A Tale of Life and Death in Antebellum New England
Christopher R. Benedetto

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Ellen Flynn, Speeder-Tender
Michael F. Dwyer

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The Fate of My Irish Ancestors
Paula Casey Wood

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The Will to Endure: The Life of June (Pennell) MacDonald
Barry MacDonald

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Rhode Island Roots on AmericanAncestors.org
Cherry Fletcher Bamberg

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Reclaiming My Finnish Heritage: A Journey to My Ancestral Village
Penny Stratton

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Reminiscences of NEHGS: 1976–2012
Marie Daly and David Curtis Dearborn

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Columns

Manuscripts at NEHGS
A Sampling of New Manuscript Collections
Timothy G.X. Salls

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Focus on New York
Colonial New York: A Mixture of Nations
Henry B. Hoff

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Family Focus
Genealogies in Progress, Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & CDs Recently Published, Family Associations, DNA Studies in Progress

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About NEHGS

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