Category Archives: Correspondence

Old School Letters

With the start of the new year, I am in the midst of writing a letter old school style to a dear friend. In this age of electronic mail, it is refreshing to put pen to paper on crisp, pink … Continue reading

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Back to Basics: Conducting Family Interviews

Most childhood memories involve listening to tall-tales at the feet of our older family members. As you look towards the family for source documents do not overlook the stories that may contain important clues. Interviewing a family member can be … Continue reading

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Snailmail still works for family research

I received a call last night from an older family member regarding a letter from a family researcher. The researcher requested information to determine if her family was part of our family. So while I make contact with this possible … Continue reading

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