Monday Recap for August 4, 2014
We hope you had a great genealogy-fun filled weekend! Let’s start off the new week with these family history articles from around the web.
Image: Australian transitions 1914-2014 / ABC News Australia
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- We Are Family: A Family Tree of the Entire Human Race (mental_floss) – Best selling author AJ Jacobs penned this great article about creating the family tree of the entire world and the Global Family Reunoin
- 10 Heroic Women of World War I (Mashable) - In honor of the 100th anniversary of WWI, MyHeritage gives a salute to these 10 heroic women of the Great War
- In Church Attics, Clues to the Private Life of Early America (The New York Times) – A treasure trove of newly digitized church records give intimate details about the lives of early Americans
- Australian transitions 1914-2014: Digital montages from pre-war cities to a 21st century nation (ABC News Australia) – Take a look at Australian streets as they were 100 years ago
- How Finding My Father’s iPhone Helped Me Mourn His Death (The Huffington Post blog) – A very heartfelt article about how the writer as able to come to terms with her father’s death
- Monday Recap for July 28, 2014 - Last week’s recap
- Genealogy Research: Obituaries - Obituaries are a great genealogy resource. What valuable information have you found?
- The First U.S. Census - Have you found your ancestors in the census? On August 2, 1790, the very first census was conducted in the United States.