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The Library—Shelves Full of Family History

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

The Library—Shelves Full of Family History

Taught by Professor John Phillip Colletta | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

Learn how to tap into the wealth of library material to get solid answers to the “why” behind events in the past. You’ll tour genealogies and family histories; histories of states, counties, cities, and towns; the Periodical Source Index (PERSI); and several types of maps (which help ground events in the physical world).

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