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  • Volume 13, Number 3, Summer 2012

    Beneath the Lid of the Melting Pot:
    Dr. Bryan Sykes on DNA USA

    Up Front

    A Special Announcement

     

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    In This Issue

     

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    Letters & Feedback

     

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    Announcements
    Annual Meeting and Benefit Gala Dinner • New Trustees and Councilors • Register and Great Migration Study Project celebrations • New Lowell genealogy wins two national awards • New searchable databases • New books • Employees of the Year • Obituaries • An interview with David H. Burnham

     

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    Education Programs & Tours
    Writings and Publishing Your Family History • Weekend Research Getaway • Uncovering Voices from the Back Stairs • Salt Lake City Research Tour • Boston Educational Programs

     

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    The Online Genealogist

     

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    Features

    Beneath the Lid of the Melting Pot
    Bryan Sykes

     

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    Slavery and Freedom in a Colonial Connecticut Town
    Grant Hayter-Menzies

     

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    Breaking Down the John Pickering Brick Wall
    Bill Griffeth

     

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    Hitting the Genealogy Trail: Researching the Cooke, White, and Robbins Families from Massachusetts to Iowa
    Anne Kaufman

     

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    Magnifying a Life: Researching Captain John F. Appelman
    Katherine Dimancescu

     

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    Introducing Western Massachusetts Families in 1790
    Helen Shatvet Ullmann, CG, FASG

     

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    A Continental Collection: Surprising & Superb
    Gary Boyd Roberts

     

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    Columns

    Research Case Studies at NEHGS
    Obtaining Dual U.S.-Irish Citizenship
    Suzanne M. Stewart

     

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    Genetics & Genealogy
    My Journey in Autosomal Testing
    Christopher Challender Child

     

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    Manuscripts at NEHGS
    Funeral Home Records in the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections
    Timothy G. X. Salls

     

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    Diaries at NEHGS
    From the Diary of Nedwiga Regina (Shober) Gray, October 1890
    Robert Shaw

     

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    Focus on New York
    Seen Elsewhere: New York-Related Articles in 2010–2011 Issues of Some Non-New York Journals
    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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