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Genealogy: Media Resources
A guide to genealogical research resources with an emphasis on Kentucky and resources available at UK and nearby libraries.
If you are just starting your genealogy research, talk to as many immediate family members as you can and collect names, dates and places that relate to your family. Make note of everything they tell you--you never know what might prove useful. Dates and places are valuable to help you find published information. Copy any family documents you can, including family listings in Bibles and other resources, as well as birth, marriage and death certificates, and obituaries.
A guide from NYC that introduces a number of resources for those beginning to do genealogical research and and for those looking for good sites to carry out genealogical research. (Covers a wide geographical range--not just focused on NYC.)
10-part PBS series. Each hour-long episode, Dr. Gates takes viewers along for the journey with one celebrity pair bound together by an intimate, sometimes hidden link, treks through layers of ancestral history and uncovers secrets and surprises of their family trees.
Combines history and science to uncover stories of diverse Americans in and around St. Louis, Philadelphia and New Orleans. Each individual’s story links to a larger community (and in some cases, national) history.