This week’s crème de la crème — August 19, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week.

Crème de la crème of genealogy blogs

Blog posts
Ulster Settlers Database and Historic England Archive: Aerial Photo Explorer by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections.

Ancestry adds Index to soldiers treated in Belfast hospital, 1914-16 by Claire Santry on Irish Genealogy News.

3 Essential Websites for Exploring German Parish Records on Legacy Tree Genealogists.

Using City Directories in Genealogy Research by Linda Stufflebean on Empty Branches on the Family Tree.

The startling details of a Chinese Case File, pt. 2 – What happened to George’s sons? by Linda Yip on Past Presence.

A Franco-American and Acadian story by Don Levesque on Franco-American News and Culture.

Finding Lucy: When Pieces of Indirect Evidence Add Up by Melvin Collier on Roots Revealed.

Old Family Photos: Dates, Names & Graves by Cathy Wallace on BillionGraves Blog.

The Origins of Acadians and a Journey through French History by Roberta Estes on FamilyTreeDNA’s Blog.

July 1, 2024. Original Birth Certificates Accessible for Most Minnesota Adoptees on Paula Stuart-Warren.

Find American Historical Sites with Clio by Gena Philibert-Ortega on Legacy News.

23andMe and GlaxoSmithKline Partnership Ends, Sparking Additional Layoffs by Roberta Estes on DNAeXplained.

Not whether, but how by Judy G. Russell on The Legal Genealogist.

Library helps put together pieces of genealogy puzzle by Asbah Ahmad, Whig-Standard, Kingston, Ontario.

Decades after these Black neighbourhoods were destroyed, community organizers meet to talk about their futures by Marietta-Rita Osezua, Broadview Magazine, Canada.

Butler Society to celebrate history at Niagara-on-the-Lake gathering by Sarah Ferguson, Niagara-on-the-Lake Advance, Ontario.

N.S. archaeologist proposes team to search for Canadians missing in world wars by Cassidy Chisolm, CBC, Nova Scotia.

State officials to break ground on new Indiana State Archives by Carley Lanich, Inside Indiana Business, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Officer makes historic discovery, more than 70 ledgers found in safe dating back to the 1860s by Daniela Prizont-Cado, CBS, Franklin, Wisconsin.

Fire destroys Native Hawaiian archive and more important cultural spaces by Akemi Tamanaha, AsAMNews, San Francisco, California.

Archive digitises a million files of a nation at war by Lily Pass, CityNews, Canberra, Australia.

MyHeritage introduces AI tool for estimating when family photographs were taken by Rosemary Collins, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine, Bristol, England.

For more gems like these throughout the week, join the Genealogy à la carte Facebook group. When you submit your request to join, you will be asked to answer two quick questions about your family history research.

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