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Betlock Lynn

Lynn Betlock
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Last week's survey asked if you have used school records as part of your genealogical research. More than one answer could be selected. 3,850 people answered this survey. The results are:
 
19%, Yes, I have used report cards. 
46%, Yes, I have used yearbooks.    
33%, Yes, I have used class photos. 
27%, Yes, I have used alumni directories or class books.    
21%, Yes, I have used school censuses or lists of students.
10%, Yes, I have used administrative records.         
11%, Yes, I have used other types of school records.          
14%, Yes, I have used school newspapers and newsletters.
7%, Yes, I have used school artifacts, such as trophies and award plaques.           
35%, No, I have not used any school records.
 
This week's survey asks about researching at public libraries. Take the survey now!

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