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Genealogy

September 21st, 2016 · Comments Off on Genealogy · Books, City Library, Computer Classes, Events, Library Databases, Main Branch, News, Newsletter, NH Room, Research Tip of the Week, Technology, Teens, Trustees, West Branch

What is genealogy? It is the process of continuously tracing the line of descent from your parents, grandparents, great grandparents, great –great grandparents and so on.

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Microfilm – a Time Machine

February 29th, 2016 · Comments Off on Microfilm – a Time Machine · City Library, Foundation, Grades 6-12, Library Databases, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Research Tip of the Week, Teens, Trustees

With microfilm, we can easily go back in time and see what the local neighborhood, or the world, was like on a given date—your birthday, for instance—from articles, drawings and photographs.

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Microfilm machines go digital at the Manchester City Library

November 15th, 2013 · 1 Comment · City Library, Foundation, Local History, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Research Tip of the Week, Technology

Have you ever looked up an obituary, or any old newspaper article, on a roll of microfilm? How about browse the pages of an old city directory or government report on microfiche?

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Just Type In FDSYS

December 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on Just Type In FDSYS · City Library, Government Documents, Main Branch

Just type in FDSYS.

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New Library Search Engine uses “Google Preview”

October 24th, 2012 · Comments Off on New Library Search Engine uses “Google Preview” · Books, Children, City Library, Computer Classes, Main Branch, News, NH Room, Technology, Teens, Trustees, West Branch

“Find the Stuff You Want Fast!”

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Time Machine

July 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Time Machine · City Library, Main Branch, NH Room, Technology

It feels like you are going back in time, when looking at the microfilm of newspapers from way back.

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Basic Introduction to Genealogy Databases Class

May 1st, 2012 · Comments Off on Basic Introduction to Genealogy Databases Class · Books, City Library, Computer Classes, Library Databases, Local History, Main Branch, NH Room, West Branch

Learn to locate your family’s genealogy at our Genealogy Database Class.

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The 1940 U. S. Census Made Available

March 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on The 1940 U. S. Census Made Available · Books, City Library, Events, Library Databases, Local History, NH Room

It’s 2012 – The 1940 U. S. Federal Census Will Open To The Public Soon.

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Looking For Your Ancestors?

June 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Looking For Your Ancestors? · Books, City Library, Local History, Main Branch, NH Room

Summer is here and it is the perfect time to get some sunshine and hunt for your ancestors.

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The CQ Researcher

June 13th, 2008 · Comments Off on The CQ Researcher · City Library, News, Research Tip of the Week

Hello everyone! This is your roving reference librarian coming to you from the reference desk. Now I consider getting information to “my public” to be my main job responsibility and so I think that a natural extension to this is to share this information electronically, too. So every week I hope to share with you […]

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