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One, two, three… many

Two billion images There's a saying that The Legal Genealogist heard years ago -- that human being tend to count things as one, two, three... many. In other words -- and it's certainly true in my case[1. I'm the one, remember, who has the t-shirt that reads: "I was a...

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And about those DPs…

Finding aids for NARA microfilm It happens so often that these days it just makes The Legal Genealogist smile... ruefully, most times. You mention something in a blog post, like a Descriptive Pamphlet for a microfilm publication of the U.S. National Archives and...

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DNA Day sales for 2018

Save on test kits Next Wednesday, April 25th, is National DNA Day -- celebrating two of the most important milestones in the history of human genomic research. And this year, 2018, is the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project and the 65th...

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Consumed by consumption

The scourge of TB It hit The Legal Genealogist's comments feed yesterday morning. And hit my heart like a ton of bricks. It's technically called a pingback... a note sent by one blog to another that says, in effect, “Hey! We quoted you!”[1. See MacMillan Online...

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And another thing…

NARA records gone digital The military and related records that have been the focus of much of the discussion this week on The Legal Genealogist are, for the most part, records that you'll find at the National Archives of the United States, or NARA for short. Records...

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