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Genealogy: Helps, Hints, & Hope

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Genealogy: Helps Hints, & Hope goes beyond the usual how to" type of book. Written in an easy, informal style, it contains articles on the interest and fascination of genealogy, the resources of such institutions as The National Archives, the Library of Congress, and the D.A.R. Library, the judicious use of county histories, migration patterns, immigration and naturalization, suggestions for building up one's personal genealogical library, a detailed description of the Direct Tax of 1798, tracing Black and Jewish genealogy, how to start a genealogical society, how to establish family associations, how to keep family reunions alive, the art of gravestone rubbins, adoptees' efforts to learn their true identities, and the influence of epidemics on genealogy. From his personal experience, the author demonstrates that very often one can find humor in genealogy.