Untapped ethnic resources such as letters, ledgers, lodge books and other ephemera often contain detailed personal and genealogical information, and yet, they are often overlooked by researchers. Learn how to find these treasures to track your ancestors, and their friends, associates, and neighbors.
Lisa A. Alzo M.F.A. is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Slovak/Eastern European genealogical research, writing your family history, and using the Internet to trace female and immigrant ancestors. She is the author of ten books, including the award-winning Three Slovak Women, and hundreds of magazine articles, and writes the blog "The Accidental Genealogist."