Articles and posts that caught my eye:
The Cobweb: Can the Internet be archived? by Jill Lepore at The New Yorker - this long but fascinating article tells the history behind one of my favorite websites, the Internet Archive
The Real Reason Why Your Ancestors Didn’t Smile in Old Photographs at the Crestleaf blog
W.Va. woman finds unexpected history in her family tree by Marta Tankersley Hays at The Charleston Gazette - from bootleggers to royalty
Death in the wrong place and Following up on death by Judy G. Russell at The Legal Genealogist - could your ancestor have TWO death certificates?
Finding the Simon Gates 1803 Home Farm Using Historic Map Works Overlays by Randy Seaver at GeneaMusings - this is a fun one! I enjoyed following Randy's steps to look at my ancestor John Concidine's farm plat overlaid on a Google map. Check it out!
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