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  • Fall 2013 Cover

    Volume 14, Number 4, Fall 2013

    Domestic Perspectives: American Recipes, Irish Servants & Family History

    Up Front

    View from the Family Tree

     

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    In This Issue

     

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    Connecting Families. Advancing History

     

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    Ask Our Genealogists

     

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    News

     

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    Genealogist Profile

     

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    Programs & Tours

     

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    The New NEHGS Conservation Lab

     

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    Collection Spotlight

     

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    Features

    Celebrating Centuries of Food and Family: Stories and Records Behind the Recipes
    Judith Lucey

     

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    Researching Irish Domestic Servants
    Marie Daly

     

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    “Your Ever Grateful, ‘Birdie’”: Letters from Irish Domestic Servant
    Ann Mulheran, 1859–1864
    Lynn Betlock

     

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    “She Will Not Be Left to Make Her Way Alone in the World”: The Boston Female Asylum, 1800–1866
    Ann S. Lainhart

     

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    Where Did Accused “Witch” Bridget Bishop Live?
    Marilynne K. Roach

     

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    Discovering the Life of Thomas H. Jones, a Slave for Forty-Three Years
    Beverly Hector-Smith

     

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    Newly Discovered American Cousins of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George Alexander Louis
    Gary Boyd Roberts

     

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    Columns

    Genetics and Genealogy
    Briggs Families of New England: A DNA Study
    Walter LeVern Sadler

     

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    Focus on New York
    Developing Accepted Alternatives for First Names in Colonial New York
    Henry B. Hoff

     

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    Obituary

     

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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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    From Our Collections

     

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