Researching Newspapers — Beyond the Obits

by Carol Stetser Like most family historians, I’d always felt that I was using newspapers effectively. After all, I’d looked up literally dozens of obits and marriage and birth announcements. Recently, however, I’ve come to realize that historic (and even modern) newspapers offer a whole lot more. Since they were written for contemporary readers, at […]

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Genealogy Disaster Plan

By Julie Miller, CG The year is almost over, and already there have been numerous natural disasters that have hit close to home: the tornadoes in Northern Colorado, the floods in the Midwest, and the wildfires in California. Watching the people on the news who have been affected has been heart-wrenching. Many folks have lost […]

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