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Starting tomorrow…

Sign in on FamilySearch Tomorrow. Wednesday, December 13, 2017. That’s the day when access to FamilySearch is going to change. Up until tomorrow, users who aren’t signed in have been able to see some records, some indexes and more. Tomorrow, Wednesday,...

Christmas in November?

Good news from FGS It really is like Christmas in November, as an announcement from the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) gives the genealogical community something to be oh so thankful for here on this first day after the Thanksgiving holiday here in the...

Now! For NYC records — now!!

Speak out for NYC access Now. Now, now, now! Today, without fail. If you care about keeping access to critical vital records, today is the day to speak out, on the latest battleground where this fight is being fought: New York City. Tomorrow, the 24th of October, is...

Fighting for NYC records

Speak out for continued access The fight to keep access to critical vital records open to genealogical research is never-ending. The latest battle is being fought in New York City — and our help is needed. The Legal Genealogist passes on this information from...

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...