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Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

15 lectures, 30-minutes each, available in CD or DVD format
Located in The Great Courses Collection, 929

  1. Interviewing kin and mining home sources 
  2. Genealogy online - gems and junk 
  3. The Library - shelves full of family history
  4. Military service and homestead records 
  5. How to build historical context 
  6. Your ancestors in ship passenger lists 
  7. Your ancestors in naturalization records 
  8. The genealogical proof standard
  9. Your ancestors in the county courthouse
  10. Your ancestors in state records 
  11. How to write biography
  12. Dos and don'ts of writing history
  13. Searching in your ancestors' backyards
  14. Assembling an account of your discoveries
  15. Extending your family tree overseas
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