Monthly Archives: February 2012

Alabama Research

If you have ancestors in Alabama, the Georgia Room can help you with your research needs. We recently bought the complete, 245-volume set of Alabama Records that were compiled by Pauline Myra Gandrud in the mid-1990s. The books contain a … Continue reading

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Threat to the Social Security Death Index

In December 2011, access to the SSDI was removed from rootsweb.com. This set off a firestorm of panic and controversy in the genealogy world.  Congress and the Social Security Administration want to limit  the accessibility of the Social Security Death … Continue reading

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African American webinar

The Friends of the National Archives-Southeast Region will be hosting a webinar this Monday, February 13th at 7pm. The topic will be “Using Civil War Records to Research African American Ancestors.” According to the Friends of the National Archives website, … Continue reading

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Online Government Land Records

Our second class of the month will be held on Thursday, February 16th in the library’s computer lab. This new class, “Online Government Land Records” will show you how to search for your ancestors using the Bureau of Land Management’s … Continue reading

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