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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...

LVA needs our help

Budget cuts imperil premier research library It is one of the finest and most important research facilities anywhere in the United States — home of the records of one of America’s earliest colonies and gateway for so many of our ancestors into this new...