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Letters & Feedback
AnnouncementsDavid 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
Education Programs & ToursAncestry 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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Researching the Lives of Nineteenth-Century New England Mill WorkersJudith A. Ranta
A Boardinghouse Keeper's Letters: Ellis (Meloon) Gilman of New HampshireJudith A. Ranta
The Missing Mill Girl: A Tale of Life and Death in Antebellum New EnglandChristopher R. Benedetto
Ellen Flynn, Speeder-TenderMichael F. Dwyer
The Fate of My Irish AncestorsPaula Casey Wood
The Will to Endure: The Life of June (Pennell) MacDonaldBarry MacDonald
Rhode Island Roots on AmericanAncestors.orgCherry Fletcher Bamberg
Reclaiming My Finnish Heritage: A Journey to My Ancestral VillagePenny Stratton
Reminiscences of NEHGS: 1976–2012Marie Daly and David Curtis Dearborn
Manuscripts at NEHGSA Sampling of New Manuscript CollectionsTimothy G.X. Salls
Focus on New YorkColonial New York: A Mixture of NationsHenry B. Hoff
Family FocusGenealogies in Progress, Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & CDs Recently Published, Family Associations, DNA Studies in Progress