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How gorgeous is this? Want to know what it says? The link will take you to the National Archives online tutorial to teach you how to read old documents such as this one. Write on!

✍ Sensual Calligraphy Scripts ✍ initials, typography styles and calligraphic art - Calligraphy from a payment to a trumpeter on 7 December 1507

37 Questions to Ask Your Grandparents (And Parents!)

37 Questions to Ask Your Grandparents (And Parents! I should write these in a journal and make one for all my family members! - Love the idea up there^

Calligraphy book written in 1592 by John Scottowe. The book presents a calligraphic alphabet, each letter forming an elaborately decorated initial beginning a moral adage or other text, some in English and some in Latin, each in a different script. During the Renaissance, calligraphic manuals helped their owners to master the elegant handwriting valued by humanists while also imparting moral instruction.

Calligraphy book written in 1592 by John Scottowe. The book presents a calligraphic alphabet, each letter forming an elaborately decorated initial beginning a moral adage or other text, some in English and some in Latin, each in a different script.

The Digital Scriptorium is a growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research. It bridges the gap between a diverse user community and the limited resources of libraries by means of sample imaging and extensive rather than intensive cataloguing / Photo : Gregorio Dati (1363-1436) or Leonardo Dati (1360-1425) - Manuscript, Italy (c. 1400) / right click

The Digital Scriptorium is a growing image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research.

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Library of congress tutorial classification essay Quick Start Tutorial [ Introduction, access to the World Wide Web to browse and search the full text of the Library of Congress Classification.

Have you ever wondered….. how many  Grand parents ancestors do I have? This chart explains the growth in the number of our ancestors as we look back in time

Have you ever wondered how many ancestors do I have? - Have you ever wondered…. how many Grand parents ancestors do I have? This chart explains the growth in the number of our ancestors as we look back in time

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UPDATED: The Ultimate All-In-One Genealogy Worksheet

UPDATED: The all-in-one genealogy worksheet. A must-have resource for your family history toolbox - a multi-page template perfect for tracking down and keeping track of your ancestors

Finding Nicknames in Your Family Tree

Matching Up Nicknames with Given Names

Finding Nicknames in Your Family Tree

Database of US Citizens.. This massive collection tries to index everyone who resided in the US between 1970 and 2010. The collection is built from telephone directories, driver licenses, property tax assessments, credit applications, voter registration lists and other types of records available to the public. The collection can be searched by name. FamilySearch reports the collection is now 28% complete. Access is free.  Database of US Citizens

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If you are exploring your ancestry all the way back to the Colonial period in U.S. history, this Infographic will help—providing a timeline and facts to help you better understand the times your ancestors lived in. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Early American Colonial History Timeline Infographic.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/early-american-colonial-history-timeline-infographic.html

Early American Colonial History Timeline Infographic - Beginning in the century, settlers from many European countries came to North America.

This may be good to know... how to find Free Public Birth Records if you need a copy of your birth certificate

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