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New Research Materials Could Help Hispanic Families Trace Their Roots

“Florida International University has acquired new research materials that could help Hispanic families trace their roots.” Here’s a peek at an article from the Miami Herald: FIU acquires new genealogy research collection The Associated Press MIAMI — Florida International University has acquired new research materials that could help Hispanic families trace their roots. The university […]

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Mexican-American Genealogical Research

So many of the books we come across focus on tracing one’s ancestry to Europe. And why not? For hundreds of years Europeans represented the majority of immigrants into North America. Ellis Island alone saw 12 million enter this country from 1892 and 1954. Of course, not everyone is descended from European immigrants, or at […]

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A Look at Some Central & South American Records at FamilySearch

In our discussions on research topics, we so often spend a great deal of time focusing on our ancestors who have come to the United States from the East or the West. But what about those who came from the South? Fortunately, FamilySearch has not forgotten about them. While availability of European and U.S. records […]

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Hispanic History Fresco Goes on Exhibit in Albuquerque

The following teaser is from an article that was published several days ago, on the eighth of October, in USA Today. I missed it, so am posting it now… If a picture is worth a thousand words, an epic artwork being unveiled [last] Sunday in Albuquerque speaks volumes. It took more than nine years of […]

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