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State Research Collection: MISSOURI

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SKU# W5330

This all digital state collection is designed to support and enhance the search for your Missouri family. The collection includes:

Missouri Genealogy Crash Course: Find Your Show Me State Ancestors OnDemand Webinar

Presenter: Nancy Hendrickson, frequent contributor to Family Tree Magazine, plus expert guests:

  • Dennis Northcott, associate archivist for reference at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis
  • Angela McComas, researcher at the Mid-Continent Public Library in Independence, Mo.

Duration: 60 minutes

About the Webinar:

Smack dab in the center of the United States and a popular jumping off point for westward travelers, Missouri has a wealth of resources for genealogists. No matter whether Missouri was a Promised Land for your ancestors or merely a pit stop, you'll learn tricks to locating your family and the records they left in this OnDemand webinar.

What you'll learn:

  • Essential Missouri history
  • Details on vital records and immigration in the state
  • What ethnicity-based records your ancestor may have left
  • The best websites for Missouri research

Who should attend:

  • Anyone with Missouri Roots
  • Researchers with ancestors who headed West

Missouri Research Guide Digital Download

Trace your Missouri ancestors with the advice and resources in our State Research Guide! This four-page download includes:

  • a how-to article detailing Missouri's history and records, with helpful advice on tracking your family there

  • the best Web sites, books and other resources for Missouri research, handpicked by our editors and experts

  • listings of key libraries, archives and organizations that hold the records you need

  • descriptions of the top historic sites for learning about your ancestors' lives and times, including visitor information

  • timeline of key events in the state's history

  • full-color map to put your research in geographical context

Plus, each guide contains active Web links for one-click access to every recommended online resource. You can view this PDF on your computer and print pages for reference.

Family Tree Sourcebook: Missouri Download

Discover your Missouri roots with this indispensable directory of county and town records details. The Missouri section of the Family Tree Sourcebook puts essential genealogy information at your fingertips, including:

  • A research summary with historical background, record highlights and genealogy tips
  • Detailed listings of available records in each county, including when they started and where to get them
  • Websites and contact information for libraries, archives, and genealogical and historical societies that may have records of your family—enhanced with live links so you can click directly to the repositories' websites
  • A map showing county boundaries within Missouri
  • A bibliography of additional resources to further your research

This comprehensive guide to key Missouri sources will help you unlock the family history treasures hidden in county courthouses and other archives. And the convenient digital format means you can carry it to the library on your laptop or print out pages to tote in your research binder.

City Guide: St. Louis

The four-page St. Louis City Guide download includes:
  • essential history and facts
  • details on available genealogy records
  • websites, publications and organizations to aid your search
  • the top five historic sites
Plus, each guide contains web links for one-click access to every recommended online resource. You can view this PDF on your computer or print it out for your reference.
SKU W5330
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