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Researching Women: Community Cookbooks and What They Tell Us About Our Ancestors

Community cookbooks, commonly known as fundraising cookbooks with the plastic comb binding, have been around since the Civil War. They serve as a “city directory” of women with everything from names, residences, and in some cases familial relationships and photos. Learn more about community cookbooks and using them for your family history.

Earlier Event: November 17
South Orange County Genealogical Society
Later Event: February 16
Whittier Area Genealogical Society