YOUR SHOW: Genealogy research tips and insights from an expert

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The second largest genealogical collection west of the Mississippi lies on the fifth floor of the Central Library at Broadway and 13th Avenue in Denver. Jeffrey gave YOUR SHOW a brief tour (see video for more) of the resources awaiting researchers. Explore the collection yourself here.

Jeffrey answered questions from YOUR SHOW viewers including Joe Mierzwa, Diana Williams, Christine Clark Kingston, Linda Jean Shannon Hills, Crystal Cashion, Lyle Turner, Aline Kloppel, Kim Brooks Ballantyne, Elizabeth Rupp, Diana Gilman, Kim Kennedy, Sylvia Leybourne, Kathy Ardueser McLaughlin and others. Video of Jeffrey's answers to each question will be posted on this page Monday, Aug. 1.

YOUR SHOW host Kyle Clark and Jeffrey discussed the purpose of genealogical research, excellent free websites for research, getting started with genealogy, mining federal archives, tracking Native American family lines, African American genealogy, researching family members who were adopted or placed in orphanages, exploring international records, the role of the LDS church in genealogy research, and how to share your research with others.

You can see YOUR SHOW every Sunday morning on 9NEWS at 8 a.m. and later on 9NEWS at 5 p.m.

There are many was for you to participate. Email us at yourshow@9news.com, or find us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/yourshow) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/yourshow).

Each week, it's your ideas, your thoughts and your questions that lead to YOUR SHOW.

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