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In exciting news for family historians, the State Library of NSW has launched the Australian Joint Copying Project Research Guide.

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Make copies of newspapers on microfilm

Historical newspapers can hold a wealth of additional information that you may never find in the official government records.

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Collage of family history resources

Family History webinar: Oral History for Family Historians

Wednesday
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Oral histories complement the more traditional forms of history making such as written histories and biographies.

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Family Research — 7 strategies to get unstuck

Thursday
Thursday, 12 August 2021 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Have you hit a roadblock in your family research, or are you starting out and need some general advice?

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Family Research — 7 strategies to get unstuck

Wednesday
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Have you hit a roadblock in your family research, or are you starting out and need some general advice?

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Collage of family history resources

Family History webinar: Oral History for Family Historians

Thursday
Thursday, 19 August 2021 - 10:30am to 11:30am
DESCRIPTION +

Oral histories complement the more traditional forms of history making such as written histories and biographies.

CLOSE -
Make copies of newspapers on microfilm

Historical newspapers can hold a wealth of additional information that you may never find in the official government records.

CLOSE -
Two people looking at a laptop screen

In exciting news for family historians, the State Library of NSW has launched the Australian Joint Copying Project Research Guide.

CLOSE -