Wednesday, December 26, 2007

What's New On Ancestry?

Here are just a few of the items that have been added to Ancestry recently.

Historical Newspapers:

Lots of new additions. Check out the photo of the two newsboys sitting with a bag of newspapers of the “Oswego Palladium Times,” on the main banner header for “Historical Newspapers” under “What’s New on”

Historical Records:
U.S. Passport Applications, 1787-1925.
A very exciting addition, many with photographs of the person.
New Jersey State Census of 1895.
Historic Land Ownership and References Atlases, 1507-2000. Readers of this Blog will note that these are some of our favorite reference tools.
Historic American Building Survey Photos from the Library of Congress. There are thousands of courthouses, churches, apartment buildings and even family homes in this collection.
British Army Service Records.
Oklahoma Territorial Census, 1890 and 1907.
Ontario Birth, Marriage and Death Records, 1869-1932.
Mecklenburg-Schwerin Census, 1890 and 1900.
Swedish Emigration Records, 1783-1953.

Coming Soon!
Vitals, Vitals and More Vitals.
Stars and Stripes, Pacific Theater, 1945-1963.
Major Newspaper Collection Update.
High School Yearbooks Collection Update.
Millions of General Land Office Records.
Southern Claims & Freedmen’s Bureau Records.

Dick Hillenbrand - Upstate New York Genealogy -

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