Genealogy and History Articles
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- Featured Surnames
The most active and interesting surnames on WikiTree for this month.
- Family Reunion Ideas
Tips for planning a reunion, creating a reunion webpage and promoting it, hosting the event, and more.
- Printable Family Tree Diagrams
Handy tree diagrams to print out for family reunions and the like.
- World War 2 Family History
Tips on using US government archives to find information about your family member's participation in WW2.
- World War 2 Interview Questions
Suggestions on how to interview a family member about their service in the war.
- Tips for WW2 Family Research
Advice from an expert on how to research your family member's involvement in the war.
- Family Tree Quotations
A selection of my favorite quotes on the importance of family and living history.
- Richard J. Daley: A Separate World
This excerpt from the book "American Pharaoh" tells the story of the first Mayor Daley and the Chicago of his youth, including his hardscrabble South Side neighborhood, the melee of Chicago Irish Politics, racial tension between Irish-Americans and African-Americans, and more.
- The Year 1000: What Life was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium
A glimpse at the life of an Englishman 1,000 years ago.
- The Exploration of New York and New England
Excerpts and fascinating maps from the beautiful book by Derek Hayes, America Discovered: A Historical Atlas of North American Exploration.