Weekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve learned or found.
German Street Name Changes in Bucktown, Part I and German Street Name Changes, Part II – This two-part article was written by Jack Simpson and is at the Newberry Library blog. The articles provide a brief history as to why the street names in this area were changed. It also discusses how the author went about finding information about the street name changes, using the Municipal Reference Collection at the Harold Washington Library Center branch of the Chicago Public Library.
Evidence Management Explained – The Ancestry Insider expands on his earlier post Why Can’t You Get It Right? that discussed the need for an “evidence management” feature in genealogy software. This new article explains what evidence management is and how it can be accomplished.