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Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter - 5 new articles
One of the greatest genealogy resources available today is the huge collection of digitized genealogy and family history publications from the archives of some of the most important family history libraries in the world. When I travel to various genealogy conferences and societies, I am often amazed at how many genealogists are unaware of these free resources. Not only are the books and other publications available free of charge, you don't even have to pay for gas to visit these libraries!...
I wrote about the new Scandock in the December 12, 2012 edition of this newsletter. The article is still available at http://goo.gl/joucE. The new Scandock device turns your Apple or Android smartphone into a professional-grade scanner for pictures, documents, and books. With Scandock, all your scans go with you. You can send scanned images by email, create a PDF, or upload right from the phone. You can leave the scanned image in the phone or, once uploaded, copy it to any application or...
FamilySearch Adds More Than 200,000 Images to New United States Confederate Officers Card Index Collection
The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:
FamilySearch has recently added more than 3.4 million images from Colombia, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Italy, Nicaragua, Peru, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 207,550 images from the new United States, Confederate Officers Card Index, 1861-1865, collection, the 638,229 images from the South Korea, Collection of Genealogies, 1500-2012, collection, and the 86,132 images from the...
The following announcement was written by Origins.net:
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Hamburg Passenger Lists have been updated on Ancestry.com at http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1068. The name index now covers 1850-1914 (previously it was 1877-1914). This means that the bulk of this collection is now indexed, including the time period of peak migration through that port. The only remaining piece to index are the records following WWI (1920-1934).
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