Category Archives: Midwest

Introducing Historic Michigan Law

My ancestor, Captain Dennis Henry McBride, commanded a ship that made hundreds of voyages from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Grand Haven, Michigan. It was fun to find an image of the port he so often visited. Like many locations in The … Continue reading

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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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Calling at the Newberry

A fellow genealogist from another part of the country recently asked about the Newberry Library in Chicago. They wanted to know what it was like, and if it was a really cool place to do research. Oh, yes. There is … Continue reading

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