|source: The Gerritesen Collection (Proquest), http://gerritsen.chadwyck.com/home.do?instit1=T152214&instit2=NQWYSAPFXR|
Every March is Women’s History Month! As genealogists and family historians we are always researching women!
Here are some resources you might want to check out:
- Women’s History Month 2013: 31 Sources for Researching Female Ancestors (Gena’s Genealogy – a new resource each day of the month of March)
- Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month (The Accidental Genealogist) – you will find that many bloggers will “celebrate” the month by using these prompts
- Celebrate Women’s History Month by Finding Female Ancestors and Tips for Finding Female Ancestors (Family Tree Magazine)
- Proquest – includes free access to The Gerritsen Collection and select Historical Newspapers
- The National Women’s History Project
- Women’s History Month (several government entities including the Library of Congress and the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)
Know a great resource about women, their history and the records about them? If so, please comment! We are often challenged to research the women in our lineage and neat resources that might help us are always appreciated!
Editor’s Note: Please do check out previous Upfront with NGS posts about Women’s History Month:
- Women's History Month (2012)
- March is Women's History Month (2011)
- Browsing the NGSQ Archives During Women's History Month (2011)
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There is a FB notice about a program tomorrow (Wednesday), Changing Names and Other Challenges: Finding the Females in Your Family Tree via Ancestry.com Livestream channel, https://www.facebook.com/events/499764066725361/permalink/499764070058694/ (and past programs are archives, http://www.livestream.com/ancestry)ReplyDelete
Did you know that this years' NGS Conference has a track on the Thursday dedicated to researching women? Check out the program list in the registration brochure, http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/galleries/new-gallery/2013_Conference_Registration_Brochure_20_November.pdfReplyDelete