August Meeting: Ten Hidden Resources Every Genealogist Should Know Ideas

So what did we learn from Lisa Alzo’s webinar ? Here are a few of the links mentioned.
http://www.lisaalzo.com/

Ten Hidden Resources Every Genealogist Should Know

1. Undiscovered personal and family items

http://deadfred.com
ancientfaces.com
http://www.ebay.com/
flea markets, estate sales etc.

2. Historical map collections

David Rumsey Map Collection: http://www.davidrumsey.com/
Atlas of Historical Country Boundries
http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/
Historypin.com http://www.historypin.com/
Darlington Digital Library: http://digital.library.pitt.edu/d/darlington/

3. coroner’s records
findagrave.com
billiongraves.com
Coroner Casefile Wiki

4. fraternal and social organizations records

http://data.genealogytoday.com/contents/Fraternal_Organizations.html
www.genealogytoday
Immigrant History Research Center   http://www.ihrc.umn.edu/
Balch Institute (Historical Society of Pennsylvania) http://www2.hsp.org/collections/Balch%20manuscript_guide/html/contents.html
Balch Online Resources http://www2.hsp.org/exhibits/Balch%20resources/emigrationusa/html/body_intro_emigration_usa.html

5. old postcards and stamps

http://www.oldpostcards.com/
article:
http://polishroots.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=nOfwIbPWlU0%3D&tabid=60&mid=377

6. college, univesity and public library special collections

Cornell Digital Library   http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/
National Union Catalog of Manuscript UCMUC 
http://www.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/
Library of Congress American Memory http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
Digital Public Library of America http://dp.la/
Worldcat.org http://www.worldcat.org/
Archivegrid.com
http://www.jstor.org/

7. ethnic resources
booklets, emigrant

Internet Archive http://archive.org/
Google Books http://books.google.com/

8. social media

DearMyrtle
Facebook.com
www.geneabloggers.com
https://plus.google.com/
http://www.youtube.com/
Twitter https://twitter.com/
http://pinterest.com/
http://www.linkedin.com/

9. Town and County History Pictorials

http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/

10. different databases

Familysearch.org
f
indmypast.com
fold3.com
http://www.mocavo.com/karma
http://www.wolframalpha.com/
https://www.mocavo.com/
http://www.myheritage.com/

From: http://www.familytreewebinars.com/ and Lisa Alzo.

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