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Monday, August 5, 2019

There is Good Reason to Visit State Archives and Regional Libraries #georgiapioneerscom #genealogy

There is Good Reason to Visit State Archives and Regional Libraries

Genealogy Tips by Jeannette Holland Austin

Genealogy Books by Jeannette Holland AustinRegional Libraries and State Archives are still a good source for the researching genealogist. They have tons of information not available online. Certain public libraries are in the process of creating excellent web pages, they still operate under the budget system. Genealogists have always known this fact and donated materials when possible. You are likely to discover folder contributions inside filing cabinets as well as on microfilm. The old fiche system is going away. Yet, if you look around, libraries still have some fiche collections. People used to publish their books, then have the Mormon Church microfiche it. This is how such a vast collection of family genealogies amassed. Genealogists also took their genealogy to State Archives where it was microfilmed and then added to the general collection.  . . . more . . .



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