ERIC Number: ED404240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Do People Grow on Family Trees? Genealogy for Kids & Other Beginners. The Official Ellis Island Handbook.
This book offers a comprehensive method for those who seek to discover their own family history. Techniques used for study are pedigree charts, family group sheets, reading relationship charts, and the study of historical immigration movements. Information on how to research family genealogies by way of the family Bible, handling photographs, tape recording interviews, and saving facts of one's own life also are covered. The appendix provides information on a dictionary of American last names, correspondence log, abstract of citizenship papers, where to write for birth and death records, and how to access the National Archives Regional Archives System. (JAG)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Origins, Family History, Genealogy, Social Studies
Workman Publishing Company, Inc., 708 Broadway, New York, NY 10003.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Books; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, New York, NY.
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