The African American Researcher’s Guide to Online Genealogical Sources: From the Personal Notebook of Genealogist Fallon N. Green

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AuthorHouse, Aug 31, 2012 - Reference - 264 pages
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Portable and easy-to-read, the first volume of the African American Researcher's Guide to Online Genealogical Sources, can go with you anywhere. It can fit in your purse, in your desk or in your research bag. Or...just add it to your reference library. Well-crafted and concise, this volume is a must-read for any beginning African American Genealogist. A dynamic resource, it is indisputably the best book for African Americans looking to pursue online genealogical research. The African American Researcher's Guide to Online Genealogical Sources outlines essential steps and pinpoints available internet resources. Inside there are links to free and subscription databases, research projects, university studies, transcriptions, compendium genealogies, scanned images, online digital archives, state and local archives, instructional materials, podcasts, wikis, search portals, online directories, historical societies, message boards, mailing lists and hobby groups. If you want to search for your family’s genealogy, but don’t know where to start this is the book for you.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
GLOSSARY A TO Z
13
INTRO TO COMMON NICKNAMES
130
COMMON ISOLATE SURNAMES
142
SMALL REFERENCE GUIDE
146
CENSUS AND VITAL RECORDS
147
RESEARCH TACTICS AND TOOLS
151
NONTRADITIONAL RESOURCES
164
MILITARY RECORDS
171
ABBREVIATIONS AND LISTS
176
LAND AND PROPERTY
188
BURIAL RECORDS
192
A LIST OF STATE ARCHIVES
205
NATIONAL ARCHIVES REGIONAL BRANCHES
235
BIBLIOGRAPHY
243
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