Monthly Archive:: April 2023

29 Apr 2023

What Did They Say?: A Glimpse into 18th and 19th Anachronistic Vocabulary

Learning anachronistic eighteenth and nineteenth-century words might not seem like the most thrilling activity for some of us, but it can actually be quite useful for genealogists. By understanding words like “fazzolet” and “peradventure” we can gain
28 Apr 2023

Societies in Crisis: Disaster Planning for Genealogy Societies

As I worked on a new exhibit for the historical society where I serve as director, my mind wandered to the special responsibility I have to protect our valuable holdings. As I placed a wedding dress from