Category Archives: Books

Free Digital Collections: Illinois Harvest

The Advancing Genealogist loves to share great resources, and when those resources are free, that’s even better. Grab your beverage of choice, settle into a comfortable chair, and let’s explore Illinois Harvest.

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Mental Day Off, and a Good Read

Every now and then, we just need a mental day off. Sometimes we indulge in them after a long work week, or when feeling sick. It’s been that kind of weekend here.  

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Reading List: The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade

I’ve lent it several times, but my book’s lending days are over. It takes a long time for it to come back home. The Girls Who Went Away is powerful enough to linger with its readers.

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