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Volume 15, Number 4, Fall 2014

An Inside Look at Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Up Front

View from the Family Tree


In This Issue

Programs & Tours

Connecting Families. Advancing History.

Staff Profile

Ask Our Genealogists


An Inside Look at Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
An Interview with Brenton Simons

The Attack on the Rowlandson Garrison, Lancaster, Massachusetts
Jennifer Eager Ehle

Salem End: The Diaspora That Followed the 1692 Witchcraft Crisis
Emerson W. Baker

An Invented Life: Lilla (Hawkins) Wunderlich of Massachusetts, New York, Shanghai, and Germany
Michael F. Dwyer, FASG

Where Was Giles Corey Pressed to Death?
Marilynne K. Roach

Bringing an “Obscure Family” to Light: Doris Buffett’s Published Genealogy
Lynn Betlock


AJHS-NEA Spotlight
The Digital Archives of AJHS-NEA: Bringing New England’s Jewish History to You
Stephanie Call

Family Focus
Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & Recently Published

Manuscripts @ NEHGS
The Joseph Anthony Wilkas Collection: Documenting the Lives of Twentieth-Century Lithuanian Immigrants to Boston
Timothy G.X. Salls

From Our Collections

Focus on New York
Some Aspects of Colonial New York Ancestry
Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG