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Janice Sellers
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Professional Genealogist / Jewish, black, forensic, and newspaper research / editor, indexer, translator
Professional Genealogist / Jewish, black, forensic, and newspaper research / editor, indexer, translator

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Saturday Night Geneallogy Fun: Who is Your "Bad Behavior" Relative?
Genealogy isn't all sweetness and light.  This week Randy Seaver's challenge for Saturday Night Genealogy Fun is to think about the less pleasant members of our family (maybe not as much fun as usual?): Here is your assignment if you choose to play along (c...

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San Francisco History Days Will Be Here Soon!
San Francisco History Days at the Old Mint: Saturday, March 4–Sunday, March 5, 2017 On the weekend of March 4–5, 2017, the City and County of San Francisco Office of the Mayor, Non Plus Ultra, and dozens of local history groups will open the Old Mint, at 88...

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RootsTech Ruminations
I am really surprised how quickly time has passed since RootsTech ended.  I planned to post about it right after the conference, but somehow a week and a half has slipped by while I've been catching up to my regular life. This year's experience was quite a ...

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Wordless Wednesday


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Article about Delaware's contributions to the National Digital Newspaper Program actually mentions genealogy! http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/education/2017/02/16/ud-digitizing-thousands-delaware-newspapers/97848950/

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Saturday Night Genealogy Fun: Where Did You Go to School?
I think this week's Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge will be one of the few where I have more information than Randy: For this week's mission (should you decide to accept it), I want you to: (1)  Michael John Neill started an interesting Facebook meme...

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Treasure Chest Thursday: Another Insurance Policy, Another Trip for Rosita?
This 9" x 6" piece of off-white paper is a carbon copy of another insurance policy for Rosita E. La Foret.  As with last week's policy , the cost was $1.00, noted as paid in the upper left corner.  The date on the form is October 18, 1929, and Rosita was 20...

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Treasure Chest Thursday: Rosita La Forêt Is Insured Again
This is a 9" x 6" off-white piece of paper.  It is a carbon copy of an application for a $10,000 insurance policy for Rosita La Forêt.  The policy cost $1.00, indicated as paid.  Rosita was 18 years old and still living at 615 Indiana Street, Vallejo, Calif...
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