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Volume 15, Number 4, Fall 2014

An Inside Look at Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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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Programs & Tours

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Staff Profile

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Features

An Inside Look at Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
An Interview with Brenton Simons

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Salem End: The Diaspora That Followed the 1692 Witchcraft Crisis
Emerson W. Baker

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Where Was Giles Corey Pressed to Death?
Marilynne K. Roach

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The Attack on the Rowlandson Garrison, Lancaster, Massachusetts
Jennifer Eager Ehle

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An Invented Life: Lilla (Hawkins) Wunderlich of Massachusetts, New York, Shanghai, and Germany
Michael F. Dwyer, FASG

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Bringing an “Obscure Family” to Light: Doris Buffett’s Published Genealogy
Lynn Betlock

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Columns

AJHS-NEA Spotlight
The Digital Archives of AJHS-NEA: Bringing New England’s Jewish History to You
Stephanie Call

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Manuscripts @ NEHGS
The Joseph Anthony Wilkas Collection: Documenting the Lives of Twentieth-Century Lithuanian Immigrants to Boston
Timothy G.X. Salls

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Focus on New York
Some Aspects of Colonial New York Ancestry
Henry B. Hoff, CG, FASG

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Family Focus
Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & Recently Published

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From Our Collections

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Index

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