Here are some links mentioned in the Genealogy Matters talk given at CCC on 3/22/2017.

Please visit our Library Genealogy Page for some local research options:

NYS Historic Newspapers:

Fulton History (NY newspapers):

Picture1Genealogy of Pedronilla and Juliana. A pictorial genealogy of four generations. 1576″The Aztecs and the Making of Colonial Mexico: The Persistence of Nahua Culture”


Kongo Gumi: Oldest Continuously Operating Company survives 1,400 Years before Crash.


hoshi Ryokan: Since 718–Hospitality passed down by forty-six generations of owners.

The Atlantic Slave Trade in Two Minutes

315 years. 20,528 voyages. Millions of lives.

Slate_Atlantic Slave Trade Animation


Race in the Census Over the Years:


Spencer Wells: A Family Tree for Humanity



Clustering of 770,000 genomes reveals post-colonial population structure of North America


Emmitt Smith’s Genealogy:

“You must go do this yourself,” he says. “It’s extremely important. It’s critical. It will help shape your vision in terms of how you go forward. It will also help you appreciate your past.

Another Clip from Emmitt Smith’s Epsidoe of “Who do you think you are?” (Season 1 episode 2):


Maya Angelou’s conversation with Tupac Shakur:

Full Episode: