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Connecting Families. Advancing History
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Hiring a Researcher: Your Key to SuccessKyle Hurst
“You Will Find It Intensely Interesting”: The 1940s Genealogical Correspondence of Mary Davies WingebachViolet Snow
A Tale of Two SailorsEllen St. Sure
Reading Between the Lines: Interpreting the Writings of Mehetabel (Chandler) Coit and Her Mother, Elizabeth (Douglas) ChandlerMichelle Marchetti Couglin
From Three Branches to Two: How Genealogical Discoveries Became the Basis for a New Book about the Jewish Twentieth CenturyDavid Laskin
Insubordinate Spirit: Elizabeth (Fones) (Winthrop) (Feake) Hallett and Her WorldMissy Wolfe
“These Quaint Creatures”: A Look at Dolls and Doll Play from 1800 to 1930Judith A. Ranta
Focus on New YorkUpstate New York Research: Skaneateles, Onondaga County, as an ExampleHenry B. Hoff
Genetics and GenealogyConnecting Ashbel Carter of Farmersville, New York, to Great Migration Immigrant Rev. Thomas Carter of Woburn, Mass.Nancy Carter Meikle and Rhonda R. McClure
Family FocusGenealogies in Progress, Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & CDs Recently Published, Family Associations, DNA Studies in Progress
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