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Genealogy Boot Camp Session Four: Where do we go from here?
Social Security Card Applications (SS-5) The “other” vital record
 
 
Social Security Card Application (SS-5 ) Date and place of birth (Parents names (includes maiden name) Address at time of ...
Death certificates often include social security numbers
 
Social Security Card Application (SS-5) Provides foreign ancestor’s place of birth!
Beyond Census and Vital Records Finding genealogical information from other record types
Newspaper Obituaries
Newspaper Articles
 
City Directories
Transcriptions
County History Books
Railroad Retirement Records  (CER-1)
Railroad Retirement Records
Railroad Retirement Records
World War I Civilian Draft Card Registration • First Registration.  The registration on 5 June 1917, was for men aged twen...
Military Pension Applications
Sworn Testimony from Civil War Pension Application
Ship Passenger Lists
Naturalization (Citizenship) Applications
Where Are Genealogical Records Kept?
Local County Courthouse Grayson County, Kentucky
National and State Archives National Archives in D.C.
Family History Library and Family History Centers Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah
Larger Genealogical Libraries Newberry Library in Chicago
Local Public Libraries Local library in Arthur, Illinois
Local Historical Societies County and Town Historical Societies
Searching Libraries <ul><li>Union Catalog for most U.S. Libraries www.worldcat.org </li></ul><ul><li>Family History Librar...
Continuing Education
Read Books!
Read Genealogy Magazines
Attend Genealogical  Society Meetings
Go to Genealogy Conferences
Browse Genealogy Web Sites
Use Message Boards
Listen to Genealogy Podcasts
Read Genealogy Blogs
Ask a Librarian
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    1. 1. Genealogy Boot Camp Session Four: Where do we go from here?
    2. 2. Social Security Card Applications (SS-5) The “other” vital record
    3. 5. Social Security Card Application (SS-5 ) Date and place of birth (Parents names (includes maiden name) Address at time of registration Place and Length of employment Address of employer Usually includes a signature
    4. 6. Death certificates often include social security numbers
    5. 8. Social Security Card Application (SS-5) Provides foreign ancestor’s place of birth!
    6. 9. Beyond Census and Vital Records Finding genealogical information from other record types
    7. 10. Newspaper Obituaries
    8. 11. Newspaper Articles
    9. 13. City Directories
    10. 14. Transcriptions
    11. 15. County History Books
    12. 16. Railroad Retirement Records (CER-1)
    13. 17. Railroad Retirement Records
    14. 18. Railroad Retirement Records
    15. 19. World War I Civilian Draft Card Registration • First Registration. The registration on 5 June 1917, was for men aged twenty-one to thirty-one—men born between 6 June 1886 and 5 June 1896 . • Second Registration. The registration on 5 June 1918, was for men who had turned twenty-one years of age since the previous registration—men born between 6 June 1896 and 5 June 1897. Men who had not previously registered and were not already in the military also registered. In addition, a supplemental registration on 24 August 1918, was for men who turned twenty-one years of age since 5 June 1918. • Third Registration. The registration on 12 Sept 1918, was for men aged eighteen to twenty-one and thirty-one to forty-five—men born between 11 Sept 1872 and 12 Sept 1900.
    16. 20. Military Pension Applications
    17. 21. Sworn Testimony from Civil War Pension Application
    18. 22. Ship Passenger Lists
    19. 23. Naturalization (Citizenship) Applications
    20. 24. Where Are Genealogical Records Kept?
    21. 25. Local County Courthouse Grayson County, Kentucky
    22. 26. National and State Archives National Archives in D.C.
    23. 27. Family History Library and Family History Centers Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah
    24. 28. Larger Genealogical Libraries Newberry Library in Chicago
    25. 29. Local Public Libraries Local library in Arthur, Illinois
    26. 30. Local Historical Societies County and Town Historical Societies
    27. 31. Searching Libraries <ul><li>Union Catalog for most U.S. Libraries www.worldcat.org </li></ul><ul><li>Family History Library Catalog www.familysearch.org </li></ul><ul><li>Local Library Catalogs www.libdex.com </li></ul>
    28. 32. Continuing Education
    29. 33. Read Books!
    30. 34. Read Genealogy Magazines
    31. 35. Attend Genealogical Society Meetings
    32. 36. Go to Genealogy Conferences
    33. 37. Browse Genealogy Web Sites
    34. 38. Use Message Boards
    35. 39. Listen to Genealogy Podcasts
    36. 40. Read Genealogy Blogs
    37. 41. Ask a Librarian
    38. 42. Genealogy Boot Camp Session Four: Where do we go from here?
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