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Creative Writing for Kids

Last month, the Homeschoolers @ the Library group at the North Oak
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A Secret Elopement

Many years ago, I asked my mom to write to my great aunts in California for some information and copies of pictures of my
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A Christmas Story

When my father-in-law passed away, we inherited boxes full of family history information.
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On the Trail...

One of my favorite hobbies is genealogy. I suppose it is because it is the personal side of history.
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A Fun Guide to Recording Your Family's Living History

How to Tape Instant Oral Biographies: C
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A Maryland Research Trip

Have you lost an ancestor in Maryland?
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Family Tales

A patron and I were working on her mother’s family.
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Finding Your Irish: Census Substitutes

Have you looked at census records for Ireland? If so, have you noticed that only 1901 and 1911 are available?
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An Interview with MGC Staff: Meet Wendy

Wendy’s interest in genealogy began at an early age.
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An Interview with MGC Staff: Meet Cecelia

In the coming blogs, you will be introduced to several staff members at the Midwest Genealogy Center.
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Who Do You Think You Are? Library Edition

Who do you come from? Not where, but who? 
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Finding Treasures in the Family Bible

One of the best and most often overlooked resources for genealogy research is the family bible.
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