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SITES OF THE MONTH:    

                  Gilbert Gia, Historian & Teacher                                       http://gilbertgia.com                                                                          

   
                   Ken Hooper, BHS History Teacher                                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tz6MBU4KqJs
   
               
                                                                                                                http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Ken-Hooper/259651675

               
Bonnie Ketterl Kane, Historian & Author               http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Bonnie-Kane/460814172
            
                                                                                                                Bonnie Ketterl Kane Books on Amazon.com                                 
                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                Frazier Park Museum and Historical Society


                  Frank Forrest Latta, Historian & Author                           http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank-Forrest-Latta
                (1892-1983)
                                                                                         
http://openlibrary.org/authors/OL1806763A/Frank-Forrest-Latta
    
               William Harland Boyd, Historian & Author    
         http://www.worldcat.org/identities/Iccn-n80-118557/
                     (1919-2002)

                    Chris Brewer, Historian & Author                        http://exeterhistoricmuseum.com/museum/curator.html

                                                                                         http://www.russosbooks.com/localauthors/276174

      Doris Weddell, Lamont Librarian & Dust Bowl Historian  http://www.bakersfieldcalifornian.com/local/x592175838/Local-Dust-Bowl-historian-dies  
          (1933-2011)

                 Richard C. Bailey, Historian & Author
                   (1911-1983)

                 Vivian Tucker, Historian, Teacher & KGET News Personality
                  (1929-2007)
     

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NARA SITES      National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Washington, DC

     NARA Regional Offices:
          The National Archives at Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska ----- Covers Alaska records.
          The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia ----- Covers Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi,
               North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee records.
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               New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont records.
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               and Wisconsin records.
          The National Archives at Denver, Denver, Colorado ----- Covers Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota,
               South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming records.
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               and Nebraska records.
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               and Clark County, Nevada records.
          The National Archives at New York, New York, New York ----- Covers New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico
               and the U.S.Virgin Islands records.
          National Archives at Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ----- Covers Pennsylvania,
               Delaware, West Virginia, Maryland and Virginia records.
          National Archives at San Francisco, San Bruno, California ----- Covers northern and central California,
               Nevada (except Clark County), Hawaii, American Samoa and the former Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (i.e.    
               Marshall, Caroline and Northern Mariana Islands).
          National Archives at Seattle, Seattle, Washington ----- Covers Idaho, Oregon and Washington records.
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          Page 1 - Introduction
          Page 2 - Top 100 Genealogy Websites for 2013
          Page 3 - Top 10 Genealogy Websites for 2013
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