Tag Archives: Consular Records

The Woman in the Photo

Genealogy research takes a lot of persistence and patience. We would all like to hope that our ancestors’ stories can be easily pieced together by filling in a few names and dates at ancestry.com.  Sometimes, particularly with an unusual name, … Continue reading

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Christmas at the National Archives

Only someone interested in history and/or genealogy can fully appreciate my excitement when I pulled into the parking lot at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland in April 2012. Would I really find as many documents as I had … Continue reading

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Dad’s Letters at the National Archives

How could I not travel to the National Archives after being informed that “there were too many documents regarding my family’s years spent living in the Soviet Union for them to copy and send to me?”  If only my father … Continue reading

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