Researching Women: Community Cookbooks and what they tell us about our Ancestors By Gena Philibert-Ortega

November 10, 2022

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.


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