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Threat to NJ State Archives

Find another answer, Mr. Governor! Okay, New Jersey… what part of “keep the records open for research” do your officials not understand? That’s not a rhetorical question. It’s one The Legal Genealogist would like everyone in our community to pose to...

Records access alert: a win

Virginia restores funding! DNA Sunday has to wait. Because there’s news out of the Old Dominion that’s just too good to wait. We won. YOU won. You with your emails and your cards and your letters. You with your willingness to speak out for records access...

Now… for Virginia, now

One more push for LVA Now. Today. Without fail. It’s time for the entire genealogical community to raise its voice and speak out on behalf of the Library of Virginia. The budget fight on behalf of this premier research repository has hit the front burners in the...

Doing more for LVA

What else can we do? Concern over the budget issues of the Library of Virginia (LVA) — Virginia’s state archives and library in Richmond — is clearly broadly felt within our genealogical community. After yesterday’s blog about LVA and the bills...

Records access alert: LVA funding

Speak out now for LVA records Imagine, if you will, the accumulated history of one of the oldest and most significant of the American colonies. Birthplace of Presidents and judges, of slaves and indentured servants, of yeomen farmers and teachers and preachers, of...

The lights go on

New Jersey unseals OBCs Yesterday was the first official work day of 2017. And the first day of a Brave New World for adoptees and their birth parents in the State of New Jersey. Because yesterday, the first official work day of 2017, was the first official day on...

An hour for LVA

Speak out for records access May The Legal Genealogist have an hour of your time? Today. Tomorrow. This weekend. This coming week. At some point when it’s convenient, but within the next few days, take just an hour of your time. And speak out on behalf of one of...