A Heartfelt Thanks!

Veterans Day will be celebrated across the nation this Saturday, November 11th. To commemorate this special occasion, I wanted to take a moment to say thank you to every single Veteran and soldier who has previously or is currently serving our country. 543 more words

For Inspiration...

How I went from a blogger to a guest lecturer

How do you know this stuff? Did you learn it at school?

There are so many answers to this question, but in the beginning, I learned my stories from my family. 751 more words

Canadian History

The Ghosts in Place

I walked through my garden and then to the top of our hill. The autumn tinged world blanketed me, holding me close. And I disappeared—a ghost in place—a place that’s enveloped me for 45 years. 572 more words

Genealogical Research

What is the use of genealogical studies?

Genealogical studies” can be defined as a set of researches on family composition, ancestors and descendants, family relationships, and alliances of an individual based on different methods that supplies documentary evidences. 720 more words


National Archives 2017 Virtual Genealogy Fair Online on Oct. 25, 2017

The National Archives and Records Administration will have its 2017 Virtual Genealogy Fair online on Oct. 25, 2017. If you miss any part of it, don’t worry, it will be posted online at a later date. 27 more words


19th and Early 20th Century Federal Employees

Researching the career of a 19th or early 20th century federal employee requires delving into specialized records. Twenty-three years ago my article, “Documenting the Career of Federal Employees… 445 more words


National Archives Draft Strategic Plan for FY 2018-2022

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) announced a Draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2018-2022 in August, and has just issued its revised plan, based on public and staff comments. 55 more words

National Archives And Records Administration