Ancestors

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Like many Americans, Rafael Guber has ancestors who immigrated to the United States. With 100 descendants of immigrants, Rafael helped re-create the experience of first entering the United States via Ellis Island, near the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. Experts Sharon Carmack and John Colletta introduce the major types of records you can find as you look for the written accounts of events in the lives of your ancestors.

Ancestors: Season 1

Ancestors - Getting Started

Ancestors

Getting Started

Ancestors - Looking at Home

Ancestors

Looking at Home

Ancestors - Gathering Family Stories

Ancestors

Gathering Family Stories

Ancestors - The Paper Trail

Ancestors

The Paper Trail

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Ancestors - Libraries and Archives

Ancestors

Libraries and Archives

Ancestors - Census and Military Records

Ancestors

Census and Military Records

Ancestors - African American Research

Ancestors

African American Research

Ancestors - Your Medical Heritage

Ancestors

Your Medical Heritage

Ancestors - High-Tech Help

Ancestors

High-Tech Help

Ancestors - Leaving a Legacy

Ancestors

Leaving a Legacy

Ancestors - Records at Risk

Ancestors

Records at Risk

Ancestors - Family Records

Ancestors

Family Records

Ancestors - Compiled Records

Ancestors

Compiled Records

Ancestors - Genealogy and Technology

Ancestors

Genealogy and Technology

Ancestors - Vital Records

Ancestors

Vital Records

Ancestors - Religious Records

Ancestors

Religious Records

Ancestors - Cemetery Records

Ancestors

Cemetery Records

Ancestors - Census Records

Ancestors

Census Records

Ancestors - Military Records

Ancestors

Military Records

Ancestors - Newspapers as Records

Ancestors

Newspapers as Records