A total of 18,257 articles from 94 publications have been added to the index in this update.

PERSI can be a crucial tool in locating records that exist in no other source, whether print or digital. The collection spans thousands of periodicals from a vast array of locations.

The articles, photos, and maps found within PERSI can help flush out the historical context of your family history research. Articles pertain to various subjects including cemeteries, church records, land records, obituaries, and voter records, to name a few. Articles in PERSI are very easy to find at a library near you, or order by mail.

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The publications that have had new articles added to the index are as follows (with publisher in parentheses):

* Ancestor (Genealogical Society of Victoria)

* Backtracker (Puget Sound Genealogical Society)

* Bedfordshire Family History (Bedfordshire Family History Society)

* BFHS / Berkshire Family (Berkshire Family History Society)

* Blue Cap (Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association c/o Seamus Greene)

* Breifne (Breifne Historical Society)

* A Bridge in Time (Rotherham Family History Society)

* Butler Magazine (Butler Magazine)

* Calderdale Family History (Calderdale Family History Society)

* Californian (California History Center & Foundation)

* Canal Record (Panama Canal Society of Florida)

* Carolina Trees & Branches (Family Research Society, Northeast North Carolina)

* Carolinas Genealogical (Carolinas Genealogical Society)

* Cleveland FHS Journal (Cleveland Family History Society

* Columbiana County (Columbiana County Chapter, OGS)

* Connecticut History Review (Association for the Study of Connecticut History)

* Connecticut Maple Leaf (French Canadian Genealogical Society of Connecticut)

* Crooked Lake Review (Martha & William Treichler)

* Derbyshire Family History Society Branch News (Derbyshire Family History Society)

* Derbyshire Family History Society Journal (Derbyshire Family History Society)

* Donegal Annual / Journal of the County Donegal Historical Society (Donegal Historical Society)

* Echoes (Scott County Historical & Genealogical Society)

* Essex Family Historian (Essex Society for Family History)

* Fitchburg Historical Society Proceedings (Fitchburn Historical Society)

* Footprints (Fort Worth Genealogical Society)

* Furness Families (Furness Family History Society)

* Furness Family History Society Newsletter (Furness Family History Society)

* Genealogical Society of Ireland Journal (Genealogical Society of Ireland, Honorary Secretary)

* Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County Florida / Journal of Northwest Florida (Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County)

* Genealogical Tips (Tip O' Texas Genealogical Society)

* Generation (Genealogical Society of Queensland)

* Generation Connection (Lake Havasu Genealogical Society)

* Greensboro Historical Society Newsletter (Greensboro Historical Society)

* Gwreiddiau Gwynedd Roots (Gwynedd Family History Society)

* Hampshire Family Historian (Hampshire Genealogical Society)

* Headquarters Gazette (Society for Military History)

* History Matters (Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest)

* Huron Shores Genogram (Huron Shores Genealogical Society)

* Huxford Genealogical Society Magazine (Huxford Genealogical Society)

* IGS Newsletter (Indiana Genealogical Society)

* Illinois State Historical Society Journal (Illinois State Historical Society)

* Irish Sword (Military History Society of Ireland)

* Jefferson County Genealogical Society Journal (Jefferson County Genealogical Society)

* The Key to the Past (Lower Columbia Genealogical Society)

* LAGS Newsletter (Lakeland Area Genealogical Society Newsletter)

* Lamar County Genealogy and History (Lamar County Genealogical Society)

* Lancashire (Lancashire Family History & Heraldry Society, Mrs. Hazel Johnson)

* Lives and Times (Smyrna Historical & Genealogical Society)

* Madera County Historical Society Newsletter (Madera County Historical Society)

* Marcellus Historical Society Newsletter (Marcellus Historical Society Newsletter)

* Mason Log (Mason County Genealogical Society)

* Members Update (Tippecanoe County Historical Association)

* MHS Gazette (Manitoba Historical Society)

* Michigan Historical Review (Clarke Historical Library)

* Michigan History / Michigan History Magazine (Michigan History Center, Michigan Dept. of History, Arts, and Libraries)

* Michigan History for Kids (Historical Society of Michigan)

* Michigana (Western Michigan Genealogical Society)

* Montgomery Genealogical Society Journal (Montgomery Genealogical Society)

* Montgomery Genealogical Society Quarterly (Montgomery Genealogical Society)

* Museum Matters (Douglas County Historical Society)

* News Notes (Hingham Historical Society)

* North Cheshire Family Historian (North Cheshire Family History Society)

* Notes from Monument Square (Mifflin County Historical Society)

* Old Fort News (Allen County Historical Society)

* Old Pendleton District Newsletter / Old Pendleton District Messenger (Old Pendleton District Chapt, South Carolina Genealogical Society)

* On Your MARC (Rockingham County Historical Society Museum & Archives)

* Pastime (Shelburne County Genealogical Society)

* Pea River Trails (Pea River Historical & Genealogical Society)

* Petite Terre (West Baton Rouge Genealogical Society)

* Piedmont Lineages (Virginia-North Carolina Genealogical Society)

* Polish American Historical Association Newsletter / Paha Newsletter (Polish American Historical Association, Central Connecticut State University)

* Polk Proud History (Polk County Historical Association)

* Root and Branch (West Surrey Family History Society)

* Roseville Historical Society & Carnegie Museum Newsletter (Roseville Historical Society & Carnegie Museum)

* Round House Chronicles (Sullivan County Historical Society Genealogy Library Committee)

* Sandy Valley Heritage (Big Sandy Valley Historical Society)

* The Sanford Journal (Sanford Historical Society, Inc.)

* Scrivener (Calderdale Family History Society)

* Starr Lites (Lorain County Historical Society)

* Sussex Family Historian (Sussex Family History Group)

* Swedish Colonial Society E-Communique (Swedish Colonial Society)

* Talladega County Historical Association Newsletter (Talladega County Historical Association)

* Taylor County Tracer (Taylor County Genealogical & Historical Society)

* Tennessee Historical Quarterly (Tennessee Historical Society)

* Tidbits of Lawrence County History (Lawrence County Historical Society)

* Timeline (Ohio History Connection)

* TownCentre Newsletter (Byron Center Historical Society)

* Treasure Coast Genealogical Society: Walking in the Footsteps of our Ancestors (Treasure Coast Genealogical Society)

* Tree Talks (Central New York Genealogical Society)

* Valley Quarterly / Valley Journal (San Bernadino Valley Genealogical Society)

* Vineland Historical and Antiquarian Society Newsletter (Vineland Historical & Antiquarian Society)

* Wells County Tracer (Wells County Genealogy Society)

* Western New York Genealogical Society Journal (Western New York Genealogical Society)

* Woolwich & District Family History Society Journal (Woolwich & District Family History Society)

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