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Melissa Barker
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Houston County, Tennessee Archivist/Records Manager and Professional Genealogist
Houston County, Tennessee Archivist/Records Manager and Professional Genealogist

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NEW FROM LEGACY WEBINARS! Learn from an archivist how to preserve genealogical records by dealing with rusty paper clips, deteriorating rubber bands and sticky cellophane tape. All of these items can destroy genealogical records. http://legacy.familytreewebinars.com/?aid=1614 
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New materials from Davie County Public Library are now up on DigitalNC, including a set of 6 journals by James McGuire Jr., a collection of photographs of Arden Farms in Forsyth County, and a scrapbook compiled by Mary Jane Heitman. http://www.digitalnc.org/blog/journals-photos-and-a-scrapbook-from-davie-county-public-library/

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Early Vermont Settlers to 1784 now has five new sketches. This database focuses on families that lived in Vermont prior to the end of the Revolutionary War. https://dbnews.americanancestors.org/2017/03/22/new-sketches-early-vermont-settlers-to-1784/

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Greeneville-Greene County History Museum in Tennessee receives grant to archive records. Remember, museums have archived records too! 

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A wealth of historic documents, including maps and engineering drawings dating back to before construction of the Cape Cod Canal, is set to be donated to the Town of Bourne archives from the Army Corps of Engineers. The treasure trove of documents, including a nearly 20-foot-long blueprint of the land around the Cape Cod Canal, will be digitally scanned and placed in storage at the town’s archive building at 30 Keene Street. http://www.capenews.net/bourne/news/corps-donating-historic-documents-to-bourne-archives/article_e62bbea0-d1f7-5515-a648-919cad4a0322.html

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14 phone directories are now available for search and use on DigitalNC! 

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A Glimpse Into the Life of a Slave Sold to Save Georgetown. 

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