Thursday, February 21, 2019

Research 2019


Research Project #2

Option #1: Continue your research from Case #1 or continue the research from one of the cases you received to Peer Review

Option #2: Trace your family tree and look for a story/surprise to research & write about.
I wrote about my research under the title “Pandora’s Safe” – here is the link to first chapter; there are several more….. 


Option #3: Dig though a database and look for treasure.


New York, Hebrew Orphan Asylum Records

California Prison and Correctional Records


Florida: Confederate Veterans and Widow’s Pension Application

Louisiana Penitentiary Records

Idaho Old Penitentiary Records

Alabama Convict Records

California State Hospital Records

Japanese Americans Relocated during WW2

Tennessee Valley Family Removal and Population Readjustment Case Files

US War Department, Press Releases during WW2

New York Census of Inmates in Almshouses and Poorhouses

1880 Census /Schedule of Defective, Dependent and  Delinquent Classes

McNeil Island Washington, US Penitentiary Photos and Records of Prisoners

Virginia, Death Records

Freedman’s Bureau Records


Freedman’s Bank Records

Interviews with Former Slaves