Articles by Lisa Arnold

More About Slave Records on Ancestry

Posted on February 12, 2009 in Content

I couldn’t resist poking around in the new collection of Slave Manifests on which went up this week.  So what’s interesting about the new Slave Manifest records?  Plenty!  They are inbound and outbound records from the Port of New Orleans during the period of time when the Deep South was gearing up for the… Read more

Wow, grandpa, you used to have hair! Got Yearbooks?

Posted on June 12, 2008 in Site, Content

What’s the first thing you do when you get your hands on Grandpa’s yearbook? You look for his picture, right? You want to see what he looked like as a teenager. What did the other kids look like back then? What did people write in the margins to him? Were his old girlfriends in there?… Read more

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