Often, they look to local history organizations as a source of information about their past.
This leaflet shows how local organizations can be resources for genealogists.
Creigh suggests identifying local ethnic groups first and using census tables as a vital resource to answer their questions.
Understanding who and why they came will help better interpretation of these groups within the community.
Creigh suggests using oral history as a means of understanding the change in lifestyle immigrants experienced when improving interpretation of these groups and includes resources for doing oral history.
Technical Leaflet #108 (1978)
For more information on similar topics, please refer to Technical Leaflet Bundle 19, Highlighting Culture.