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September 2020 Newsletter

How to Become a Genealogist: Professional Career Guidance

Thinking of becoming a professional genealogist? Maybe you’ve been researching your own family for years, and find it very fulfilling. You’re thinking you’d like to dive into research for others. This article will help answer some “how to become a genealogist” questions and get you moving forward on the right path.

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Quarantine Advice: Enjoy a Genealogy Conference from Home

In this article, Gena Philibert-Ortega gives many good tips to prepare for participating in an online genealogy conference or presentation during the coronavirus quarantine.

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Mark Twain Defends ‘Huckleberry Finn’

In 1902, the Denver Public Library banned Adventures of Huckleberry Finn for juvenile readers, and a controversy erupted that moved Twain to write one of the most acerbic responses in the history of literary feuds.

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September Addition: GenealogyBank Just Added New Content from 70 Titles!

Currently, GenealogyBank features over 13,000 newspapers from all 50 states, with more than 260 million obituaries and death records. Here are details about our most recent addition: a total of 65 titles from 30 states, plus 3 national titles and 2 from the District of Columbia – 44 of the 70 titles added this month are newspapers added to GenealogyBank for the first time!

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