The Society of American Archivists recently announced the 2012 winner of the I Found It in The Archives! national competition.
Julie Dresser, a teacher’s aide from Sycamore,
, is the winner. Her
essay describes how a trip to the Benjamin F. Feinberg Library at State
University of New York at Illinois
helped her discover priceless letters from her fourth-great grandmother. Doesn’t that sound like a genealogical gold
Here are the eight entries from the 2012 national competition:
Even though this competition is over, is there a real genealogical gem that you have found in an archive and would like to share with other genealogists? If so, post a comment about it!
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