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What WPA projects took place in Boston, Massachusetts Metropolitian area? [duplicate]

My father, Walter Henry Belmont, is listed in the 1940 Boston, Massachusetts, USA Census Record as working (occupation) Laborer, WPA projects. How can I find what WPA projects he worked on? Moderator'...
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How do I record a Repository from one Agency but different sections?

I have obtained: Birth and Death Certificates from Queensland Birth, death and marriage certificates, https://www.qld.gov.au/law/births-deaths-marriages-and-divorces/birth-death-and-marriage-...
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Beginner resources for genealogical DNA tests

When I go to the internet to learn about how to understand DNA testing, I find two types of websites (1) sites that are so simple as to be worthless to any relatively educated person, or (2) sites ...
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Making a plan for using German civil records in the Family History Library?

This is a follow-up to a previous question Finding online parish records for churches in Werdau, Saxony, Germany. One of the answers said that a search of the town's records yield better results. At ...
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Finding residence information for Toronto in the 1840s?

I am trying to fill out the timeline of tailor George Hindley, his wife Ann/Hannah Drake, and their family between 1841 and 1847. A rough timeline of the family can be seen by putting some of the ...