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We mentioned that we would include some references to help folks get ideas for incorporating social history into their family history. Check these out:
Drake, Paul. What did they Mean by That? A Dictionary of Historical and Genealogical Terms Old and New. Bowie MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2003.
Goldrup, Lawrence. P. Writing the Family Narrative. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 1987.
Grun, Bernard. The Timetables of History, 3rd Ed., New York: Simon & Schuster/Touchstone, 1991.
Hatcher, Patricia Law. Producing a Quality Family History. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 1996.
Imber-Black, Evan. The Secret Life of Families: Truth-Telling, Privacy, and Reconciliation in a Tell-All Society. New York: Bantam Books, 1998.
Isay, Dave, Ed. Listening is an Act of Love: A Celebration of American Life from the Storycorps Project. New York: The Penguin Press, 2007.
McCutcheon, Marc. Everyday Life in the 1800s: A Guide for Writers, Students & Historians. Cincinnati, OH: Writer’s Digest Books, 2001.
Miller, Ilene. Publishing Your Family History with a Computer: A Five-Step Guide. Garden Grove, CA: Shumway Family History Services, 1998.
Pfeiffer, Laura Szucs. Hidden Sources: Family History in Unlikely Places. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 2000.
Pratt, Michael W. & Barbara H. Fiese. Family Stories and the Life Course: Across Time and Generations. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc, Publishers, 2004.
Sims, Martha C. Living Folklore: An Introduction to the Study of People and Their Traditions. Logan, UT: Utah State Univ. Press, 2005.
Stone, Elizabeth. Black Sheep and Kissing Cousins: How Our Family Stories Shape Us. Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2004.
Sturdevant, Katherine Scott. Bringing your Family History to Life through Social History. Cincinnati: Betterway Books, 2000.
Taylor, Dale. The Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in Colonial America: From 1607-1783. Cincinnati, OH: Writers Digest, 1997.
Underhill, Tom. Dead Men Tell No Tales: How to Record your Family's Oral History. Placentia, CA: Creative Continuum, 2002.
Urdang, Laurence, Ed. The Timetables of American History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1981.
Vansina, Jan. Oral Tradition as History. Madison, WI: Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 1985.
Weitzman, David. Underfoot: An Everyday Guide to Exploring the American Past. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1976.
Zeitlin, Steven J., Amy J. Kotkin, & Holly Cutting Baker. A Celebration of American Family Folklore. Cambridge, MA: Yellow Moon Press, 1982.
Looking for some helpful websites?
And 2 misc., just for good measure:
https://stevemorse.org/ (Steve Morse's One-Step Pages)
http://namesinstone.com/ (A lesser known cemetery site)
That should keep folks busy until our next podcast, scheduled to be posted on the 2nd Sunday in January.