How to Research Local History
by Pamela Brooks
Publisher: How To Books 2008
Number of pages: 226
You don't have to be a trained historian to be interested in and research local history; all you need is an interest, an inquiring mind, an ability to keep your notes in an order where you can retrieve information quickly, and perseverance to follow a trail.
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