Selected Recent Arrivals in Genealogy and Local History

Finley, Carmen J.
Creating a Winning Family History.
Arlington, VA: National Genealogical Society, 2010.
Call No. Local History Ref CS16 .F56 2010 (2nd floor open shelf)
Includes a guide to the NGS Family History Writing Contest.

Herndon, Ruth Wallis and John E. Murray.
Children Bound to Labor.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 2009.
Call No. HD6250 .U3 C453 2009
Describes the pauper apprentice system in early America.

Humber, William.
Bowmanville: a Small Town at the Edge.
Toronto, ON: National Heritage, 1997.
Call No. F1059.5 .B69 H85 1997
Local history of Bowmanville, Ontario.

Kant, Joanita.
Gentle People: a Case Study of Rockport Colony Hutterites.
Brookings, SD: Prairie View Press, 2011.
Call No. F659 .R57 K36 2011
Ethnography of this Anabaptist community in rural South Dakota.

Marten, James.
Sing Not War: Lives of Union and Confederate Veterans in Gilded Age America.
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Call No. E491 .M14 2011
Explores how the nineteenth century’s “Greatest Generation” was treated by non-veterans.

Workman, Jeanne B.
Pioneers of Westlake, Ohio.
[Westlake, OH]: J.B. Workman, 2010.
Call No. F499 .W465 W67 2010
Detailed genealogies of original 1820 settlers and their descendants.

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