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Text & IM Abbreviations
Recently I went on a retreat with some fellow Southwest students and faculty. Some of us were not “freshly out of High School” as some of the students. We are older and wiser in some areas; but, during our conversation we confessed our lack of knowledge in the texting and IM abbreviations.
The Association of Graveyard Rabbits
The Association of Graveyard Rabbits is an organization I have recently heard a lot about. Not really knowing what was all about, I decided to do some research to learn more about it and inform you.
Genealogy using the Census is one way I do research. I love to trace the migration patterns of my ancestors and those I research.
The Census Information
Information found in the Census Records
The Civil War Impact on Champion Cox
Memorial article on Richard Hightower "Champion" Cox, celebrating his life's accomplishments and struggles. This article was written for a Cox Reunion.
The Civil War in Tennessee
Timeline and battle effects of the Civil War in Tennessee.
The Digital Library on American Slavery Review
The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) meets every June at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Students meet to take genealogical courses. This past week was a great informative week and I wanted to share a database I learned about in my Researching African-American class.
The Guide to FamilySearch Online Review
We now have a new resource in using FamilySearch, The Guide to FamilySearch Online. FamilySearch has been a great research tool for many genealogists. Its website states “FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Come learn how this great book can help you!
The History of Mother's Day
Just what is Mother´s Day based on? When was Mother´s Day first held? And what are the special celebrations held around the world?
The Importance of the Original
I attended a seminar led by Michael John Neill. He mentioned something that I had not thought much about-the importance of noting the type of document you are looking at – is it an original or a copy? Have you ever thought about why this is so important and how it might apply to your research?
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