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Weekly Tip: Finding Genealogy in Unlikely Places: The USDA Agricultural Library

Weekly Tip: Finding Genealogy in Unlikely Places: The USDA Agricultural Library

Learning about our farming ancestors can mean looking in non-genealogical collections for information from their time period that would tell us more about what farming was like.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library has books, manuscript collections and digital collections that can help fill in the information about your farming ancestor. Our ancestors faced many battles in their lives as they farmed their land, insects, drought, tools, obtaining seeds, selling their crops, etc. … Read entire article »

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