How-To & Tips

National Archives

     Start Your Genealogy Research

    Genealogy Research in Military Records

    How to Obtain Copies of Records

    How to Preserve Family Papers and Photographs 

Ethnic & Immigration Research Tips 

    Research on Ethnic Heritage – National Archives

    Genealogy: Ethnic Heritage Links – National Archives

    African-American Genealogy – PBS History Detective

    African-American Online Genealogy Resources – FamilySearch

    JewishGen – Museum of Jewish Heritage 

    Researching Your Ancestors in Latin America – FamilySearch

    Tracing Native American Family Roots – National Indian Law Library

PBS History Detectives

    History Detective Techniques 


    Military Research

    Online Resources

    Oral History

    Lesson Plan: Going Back In Time: How to Conduct Historical Research

    Lesson Plan: Researching an Historical Site