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Finding Your Roots: Season 5


Format: DVD

Renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. weaves together genealogical detective work with cutting-edge DNA analysis to trace the ancestry of a diverse array of trailblazing public figures. The result is a captivating cross-section of history, illustrating that diversity is both...

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Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

Professor John Philip Colletta
Format: DVD

Genealogy is a journey of self-discovery that can teach you as much about yourself as about those who came before you. But there's an obstacle that holds many of us back from unearthing our family history: uncertainty about how to go about it. With Dr. Colletta's 15 lectures, you'll...

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Unofficial Guide to FamilySearch.org: How to Find Your Family History on the World's Largest Free Genealogy Website

Dana McCullough · Family Tree Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Discover how to use FamilySearch.org! Learn how to tackle the largest free genealogy website with this in-depth user guide, newly updated to reflect the site's latest developments. The Unofficial Guide to FamilySearch.org, second edition, shows you how to find your family in the site's...
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The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors

Marsha Hoffman Rising · Family Tree Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising's newly updated bestselling book The Family Tree Problem Solver has the solutions to help you find the answers you seek. Here, you'll find answers to genealogy's toughest problems. Inside, you'll find:Work-arounds...
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In Search of Our Roots: How l9 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past

Henry Louis Gates Jr · Crown; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

Unlike most white Americans who, if they are so inclined, can search their ancestral records, identifying who among their forebears was the first to set foot on this country’s shores, most African Americans, in tracing their family’s past, encounter a series of daunting obstacles....
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Tracing Your Female Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians

Adele Emm · Pen and Sword Family History
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Everyone has a mother and a line of female ancestors and often their paths through life are hard to trace. That is why this detailed, accessible handbook is of such value, for it explores the lives of female ancestors from the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 to the beginning of the First...
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The Adoptee's Guide to DNA Testing: How to Use Genetic Genealogy to Discover Your Long-Lost Family

Tamar Weinberg
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Reconnect with your roots! Adoptees, foundlings, and others with unknown parentage face unique challenges in researching their ancestors. Enter this book: a comprehensive guide to adoption genealogy that has the resources you need to find your family through genetic testing.
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The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy

Blaine T. Bettinger · Family Tree Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available to genealogists. This plain-English guide, newly revised and expanded, is a one-stop resource on genetic genealogy for family historians. Inside, you'll learn what DNA tests are available, with...
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Photo Organizing Made Easy: Going from Overwhelmed to Overjoyed

Cathi Nelson · Publish Your Purpose Press
Pages: 169
Format: Paperback

"No organizing project is more daunting than photographs, and no one is better equipped to walk you through the process than Cathi Nelson!" - Julie Morgenstern, New York Times Best-selling Author Our photos. They are the keepers of our most precious memories and the tellers of our most...
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Visiting Your Ancestral Town: Walk in the Footsteps of Your Ancestors

Carolyn Schott · Footsteps Media LLC
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

Have you ever wanted to walk in the footsteps of your ancestors?Now you can, with the help of researcher and traveler Carolyn Schott and the newly expanded third edition of "Visiting Your Ancestral Town. Schott's strong storytelling and practical tips create an approachable guide...
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Writing a Non-boring Family History: Revised Edition

Edwards Hazel

Family history sleuthing is the biggest hobby worldwide. Amid a sea of genealogy books, Hazel Edwards has written a practical handbook on how to craft stories about our ancestors in an interesting way that other people will want to read. She addresses the vital issues of: injectin
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