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Title:
Bringing your family history to life through social history
Author:
Sturdevant, Katherine Scott.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio : Betterway Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
242 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
Genre:
ISBN:
9781558705104
Format :
Book

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CS16 .S862 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Reference
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Summary

Summary

This first-ever guide shows researchers how to weave historical details into their genealogies to form a unique family history narrative.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
ForewordSharon DeBartolo Carmack
Introduction: Discovering Scholarly Family History and Having Great Fun With Itp. 1
1 Social History: Your Ancestors' Worldp. 4
2 A Historian's Approach to Home Sources: Artifactsp. 24
3 Artifacts II: Culture, Citing, and Caringp. 56
4 A Historian's Approach to Family Photographsp. 85
5 Relative Talk: Oral History and Oral Traditionp. 123
6 Recapturing a Dying Art: Correspondencep. 144
7 "Here Come the Genies": Braving the College Libraryp. 166
8 My Conclusion Is Your Beginning: Writing Family Historyp. 197
Endnotesp. 219
General Bibliographyp. 223
Appendix Forms for Family Historiansp. 231
Indexp. 236