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Juneau Empire Online Frontiers: Find the villains in your own family tree 7/26/98

...notorious villains lurking in your family tree? Take heart. You may qualify for the International Black Sheep Society of Genealogists. Jeff Scism, of San Bernardino, Calif., formed the Internet group a year ago and launched its Web site in January...
Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end

...Jones III remembers student unease about race issues when he taught history at Appomattox High. Now retired, he's a genealogist who brought the Reynolds story to life and has worked with others in this county of 15,000 to make the legacy of the Civil...
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Editorial: Keep Alaska's archives in Alaska

...documents from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Alaska Railroad and Coast Guard, among others. Those documents are used by genealogists, historians and writers alike.This week, the Alaska Historical Society denounced the closure, demanding the federal...
State Archives to receive Territorial records from the National Archives

...pre-statehood court records in NARA's custody. Consolidating the court records in one location simplifies research activities for genealogists, state agency personnel, members of the legal community, and others. In addition to streamlined access, the records...
Family follows footsteps of ancestor in Alaska

...Mendenhall Glacier's ice cave.Oystein said the family's one request after their short stay in Juneau is that any local genealogists or historians who might find information about the Arthuns or Overlands would share that information. Oystein can be reached...
Where to find historical gravesites in Juneau

...Dick'' Kent, president of the Gastineau Genealogical Society, recommends two approaches: reading and walking. Amateur genealogists should read a specialized publication, ``Juneau Alaska Funeral Records.'' The publication was compiled from records...
Learning your past, and getting it right

...start the interview? What do you ask? Where can you verify your information? These are all common problems for armchair genealogists. "A lot of people don't know where to start, of if they don't find stuff right away, they'll just give up," said...
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Let's get digital: Making Alaska's archives accessible

...but mostly, Dawson said, it's genealogists.The Brinkerhoffs volunteer as for the researchers, especially genealogists. The State has partnered with FamilySearch...FamilySearch by making records of interest to genealogists available. FamilySearch is a nonprofit...
Norwegian cultural fair to be held

...Norwegian specialty foods will be served, including lefse and krum kaka with hot beverages. Community artists, authors, genealogists and musicians will be offering experiences such as hand figure carving, weaving, hand knitting, Norwegian language, literature...
Sons of Norway host Scandinavian Culture Fair

...Norwegian specialty foods will be served, including lefse, krum kaka and hot beverages.Community artists, authors, genealogists, cooks, musicians and lodge members will be sharing traditional Norwegian cooking; readings of Norwegian and Norwegian-American...


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