17 October 2013

Genealogists Rejoice -- U.S. Government Entities and Their Websites Will Again Be Open to Researchers


I've been waiting to say this headline for two weeks!

It's been a long two weeks in many ways -- both for those amongst us who work for the U.S. Federal Government, for those who work for contractors to the U.S. Federal Government and for those of us who rely on the U.S. Federal Government for funding, services, and so much more!

Let's get back to our family history research!  I don't know about you and there were many times when I would think to visit the Library of Congress, check if NARA had a document, want to dig into land via the Bureau of Land Management or some other website and have to stop myself and remember that I couldn't!

Please post a comment as you visit these previously shuttered websites and facilities to let us know that they are once again "Open for Business!"

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