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Explore creative alternative sources for uncovering more about your World War I ancestor.
Millions of military personnel records were lost in the 1973 fire at the National Personnel Record Center in St. Louis making researching your World War I ancestors challenging, but not impossible. In "Private Nicholas J. Martin," FORUM contributor Joseph F. Martin illustrates creative alternatives you can consider when trying to uncover more information about your World War I ancestor.
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FORUM Table of Contents
3 From the Editor by Sue Zacharias
6 President's Message by D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS, FGS President
8 Crowdfunding by Liz Fisher
13 Preserving Your Online Content by Susan Zacharias
16 World War I Veteran: Private Nicholas J. Martin by Joseph F. Martin
25 Going Our of Your Mind (and On to a Map) by Drew Smith, MLS
29 Family Associations by Christine Rose, CG, CGL, FASG
31 The Guild of One-Name Studies by Marian Pierre-Louis
34 Make Your Genealogy Blog a Family Affair by Amy Coffin
38 Records Preservation and Access Committee (RPAC) by Linda McCleary
41 Book Reviews by Paul Milner
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