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The Project for Writing and Recording Family History

Interdisciplinary Humanities and Communication faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts at ASU's Polytechnic campus offer courses in such areas as communication, English, history, mass communication, philosophy, religious studies, and Spanish — which may be useful to your writing about and researching family history.

The Graphic Information Technology program in the Polytechnic School of ASU's Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering is a source for gaining creative, technological and managerial understanding of graphic communication technologies in areas such as web, print, photography and multimedia

The State Library of Arizona at the Arizona Capitol offers many resources on-site and also maintains a page of useful digital genealogy information portals.   

The Mesa, Arizona, Family Search Library offers many workshops, webinars, and access to other helpful resources, including video archives of past presentations. 

Cyndi's List is an index containing hundreds of thousands of links to sites for persons interested in conducting research on family history.

Family Search offers resources for persons interested in conducting research on family history.

Family History Society of Arizona has seven chapters throughout Maricopa County, which offer an open invitation to guests and members to attend any meetings. There are additional benefits for members as well.

The American Folklore Society is a hub for resources, professional development and contacts related to folklore around the world.

The Veterans History Project, an initiative of the Library of Congress' American Folklife Center, collects and makes accessible the personal stories of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. Some of the area sites where stories are being collected include:

StoryCorps is a project sponsored by Saturn Corporation, National Public Radio, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Its mission is to encourage people to record their stories.

Creative Nonfiction publishes its magazine quarterly and offers online courses, an annual conference, and mentoring for writers.   

Epilogg.com is a free online site for creating detail- and photo-rich obituaries of any length, updateable and sharable at any time.



Promote cultural understanding! Consider sharing your family stories with readers of Chinese-language blogs curated by an ASU graduate student.