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Californian Newspapers (CA) : San Diego Newspapers : Newspapers from California : California News. Thousands of Online Newspapers on the Web : World Newspaper Directory : Listed on OnlineNewspapers.com. What’s New at FamilySearch (2016 Sept. 14) Session Schedule with Videos and Handouts. Find an Event Day 1: Wednesday, October 26 Watch entire day on YouTube Captioning - Day 1 (Most handouts and presentations are in PDF format) Day 2: Thursday, October 27 Watch entire day on YouTube.

Session Schedule with Videos and Handouts

National Archives Genealogy Fair 2016 Day 1 (October 26) National Archives Genealogy Fair 2016 Day 1 (October 26) Session Schedule with Videos and Handouts. California Genealogical Society and Library on Pinterest. Prevent and Remove Mold From Old Leather Belongings - 7 Useful Tips from a Preservation Expert. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed.

Prevent and Remove Mold From Old Leather Belongings - 7 Useful Tips from a Preservation Expert

Thanks for visiting! By Natalie Miller, Guest Blogger Mold can be found everywhere. Those microscopic furry organisms come in different forms and colours, and they can and do colonize anything – including your home, the contents and tragically, your treasured heirlooms. Mold can cause serious damage and it is particularly dangerous to old leather book bindings and other leather heirlooms. Get good air circulation to dry out mold Tips#2 Prevent new mold growth; get lots of airflow Mold reproduces in a warm and humid environment. Tip#3 Prevent new mold growth; Get a dehumidifier Folks who live in chronically humid areas know the value of such devices. Tip#4 Check your storage areas for humidity build up as the weather changes. Tip#5 Prevent new mold growth; Be careful with wrapping.

Scott Haskins' Save Your Stuff Blog. Sports Memorabilia – A Passion, Preserve it! September 29th, 2012 If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed . Thanks for visiting! One of our Save Your Stuff Fans from Australia asked to “give it go” as a guest blogger and so, here is her excellent write up to share with you her passion for Sports Memorabilia … Read the rest of this entry » Art Conservation and “Saving Your Stuff” focus of Daughters of Utah Pioneers Annual Meeting. People Search from Intelius searches billions of public records instantly. Search free now! Advanced Background Checks. Census Data Research Online. Find People, Lookup Phone Numbers, Run Background Checks, Access Public Records.

Spokeo People Search. People Search from Intelius searches billions of public records instantly. Search free now! People search - White pages - Background check - Find people. People Search, Find People and Get Public Records - US Identify. Peoplesmart. Old handwriting - Deciphering old handwriting in genealogy. Old handwriting in genealogy research Not only have our words and their meanings changed throughout the years, the way we form the letters have too.

Old handwriting - Deciphering old handwriting in genealogy

In order to get the most information from the records that are available, we have to decipher these records and put meaning into the symbols we see on the old documents or papers that we find. As we read old Bible, census, courthouse, archive and Church records to obtain the names, places and dates, often we are unclear at the words before us. Name Popularity. Lifornia State Controller's Office : Protecting Life Insurance Beneficiaries. Prior State Controller John Chiang's (2007 - 2014) audits of national insurance company practices, which started in 2008, revealed an industry-wide practice of companies failing to pay death benefits to beneficiaries.

lifornia State Controller's Office : Protecting Life Insurance Beneficiaries

Often, companies would draw down the cash value of the life insurance policy to continue paying premiums, even when they knew or should have known the policyholder had died and the beneficiaries should be paid. The policies then would be canceled -- without notifying the policyholder or their family members. Ancestry.com GEDCOM Download. Several blog readers yesterday said that they have their family trees at Ancestry.com.

Ancestry.com GEDCOM Download

They asked how to download an Ancestry.com GEDCOM file. It is fairly easy to export the family trees stored at Ancestry.com as GEDCOMs. Well, first this post is going to assume that you have an account at Ancestry.com and have created a family tree there. You need to head over to Ancestry.com. At the home page, click the Sign In button on the top right. When logged in, select the Family Trees menu. Your tree will automatically load the pedigree view. On the Tree Settings page, look on the right for the Export Tree button.

It takes some time for the GEDCOM file to be ready. When the file is ready, a Download your GEDCOM file button appears. The download usually goes to whatever file or folder you have set as the default. Once you have downloaded your GEDCOM, you are ready to upload it to Family Tree DNA or do anything else you wish with it. Rookie Mistakes. From FamilySearch Wiki A list of rookie mistakes, their consequences, and how experience teaches you to do it better.

Rookie Mistakes

A self-improvement checklist. We love new family history researchers. Viola Desmond - The Canadian Encyclopedia. Viola Irene Desmond (née Davis), businesswoman, civil libertarian (born 6 July 1914 in Halifax, NS; died 7 February 1965 in New York, NY).

Viola Desmond - The Canadian Encyclopedia

Viola Desmond built a career as a beautician and was a mentor to young Black women in Nova Scotia through her Desmond School of Beauty Culture. It is, however, the story of her courageous refusal to accept an act of racial discrimination that provided inspiration to a later generation of Blacks in Nova Scotia and in the rest of Canada. Viola Desmond. Image: Black History Canada. Viola Desmond stamp (Photo © 2012, Canada Post). Browse by title — California Digital Newspaper Collection. Browse by date — California Digital Newspaper Collection.