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Reading List for Telling a Story

Pile Of Books With A Black Background by Danilo Rizzuti/Courtesy of Freedigitalphotos.net

Pile Of Books With A Black Background by Danilo Rizzuti/Courtesy of Freedigitalphotos.net

By Gena Philibert-Ortega, Instructor

Do you want to tell your ancestor’s story? Not sure how to approach such a task? In the last Methodology Virtual Meeting hosted by Gena we discussed examples of family history storytelling. Take some time this summer to pick up a good book and get ideas for your own family history research at the same time. Here’s a list to help get you started:

 

Paper Love by Sara Wildman

Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America by Linda Lawrence Hunt

Annie’s Ghosts by Steve Luxenberg

Cruel Irony and Write a Captivating Family History by Gary W Clark

A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A Secret Gift by Ted Gup

The Housekeepers Tale by Tessa Bosse

The Birth House by Ami McKay

Half-Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls

The Taste of War: WWII and the Battle for Food by Lizzie Collingham

Fever by Mary Beth Keane

Pioneer women. Voices from the Kansas Frontier by Joanna L Stratton

Thee and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Early Quaker Records by Lisa Parry Arnold

The Archaeology of Home by Katharine Greider

 

Missed the June Methodology Virtual Meeting? No problem! Join Brenda on July 21st at 1:00am EDT or Gena on July 29th at 11:00am EDT.