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Amy Johnson Crow
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Professional genealogist Kathleen Brandt shared her strategy for breaking down brick walls. #genealogy #familyhistory

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There are so many choices, so how do you know which is the best #genealogy software for you? Here are some things to consider. #familyhistory

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Think you don't have time to do any #genealogy? Here are 5 things you can do when you're short on time. #familyhistory

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Genealogists tend to collect a lot of paper. In this interview, professional organizer Janine Adams shares how she tackles all that paper, along with a surprising tip for transitioning to digital. #genealogy #familyhistory #organizing

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Breaking through a brick wall works much better when you have a plan (especially when your brick wall involves a family legend!) Here's how I brainstormed a research plan. #genealogy #familyhistory

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Funding for the much-needed new Indiana State Archives is in jeopardy. Here's how you can contact members of the Indiana state legislature. BTW, here's how dire the situation is: The current building is literally a warehouse with a leaky roof, no temperature or humidity controls, and materials stored in plastic-wrapped pallets. It's beyond awful. #genealogy #familyhistory #localhistory #archives

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Newspapers are valuable #genealogy resources. But how do you know what newspapers were published in your ancestor's hometown -- and then how do you find copies? Here's how: 

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You know those "Do Not Reshelve the Books" at your local #genealogy library? It isn't that they don't think you know where to put them back. There's an important reason why you shouldn't reshelve them.

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DNA is increasingly becoming the way people enter into #genealogy. That has caused a bit of angst in the community. Here's my take on it. 

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People aren't the only ones with genealogies. Counties have them, too! Why it's important to know the parent county for the county where your ancestor lived. #genealogy
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