Working for the CCC

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program for unemployed, unmarried men that operated in the United States from 1933 to 1942. Originally for young men ages 18–25, it was eventually expanded to ages 17–28. 3 million men participated in the program during its lifespan. CCC construction projects in parks nationwide led…
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Searching Early St. Louis Death Records for Orphan/Foundling Deaths

The following record collection in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE) covers nearly all deaths recorded in the Death Registry Books for St. Louis during the period August 1850 through December 1902: St. Louis, Missouri, Death Records, 1850-1902 Statewide registration of deaths was not required in Missouri until 1910, so only about 60 percent of St…
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African American Photo Collection, 1850-2000

This record collection in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE) contains public domain photos and prints relating to African American persons and culture (19th and early 20th century). These images are part of the collections of the U.S. National Archives and the Library of Congress. All images contain some descriptive data. This data may include: Title…
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Browse Images Record Collections in FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch is a non-profit genealogy organization that provides free access to billions of genealogical records from around the world. Some of its record collections are indexed and searchable; others are not indexed and therefore can only be browsed, not searched. But sometimes those Browse Images records are the ones that you need to break through…
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U.K., City and County Directories, 1600s-1900s

This record collection in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE) consists of directories for the Channel Islands, England, Isle of Man, Scotland, and Wales from the 1600s to the 1900s (most 1820-1940). Various types of directories are included: Street: lists residents, businesses, and tradesmen according to street address Commercial: primarily an alpha list of retail and…
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