RootsTech Online – Feb. 28, 2018

The RootsTech Conference starts tomorrow. Just like the last few years they are having free online sessions until Saturday. The sessions will be right on their homepage. These are the session that will be available (all times Eastern): 11:30 a.m. — “Family History in 5 Minutes a Day” by Deborah Gamble. Learn how to focus …

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Records for State Industrial School

I found admission records online for the Western House of Refuge which later became the State Industrial School. They started in 1846 in Rochester as Western House of Refuge. It was a place for boys that were arrested or just in trouble. In 1886 they changed their name to State Industrial School. In 1907 they …

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