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Researchers Specializing in Records held at the National Archives at Fort Worth facility*

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James T Christian
Family History Research Group
603 Lightstone Dr
San Antonio, TX 78258
E-mail: christianjamesfhrg@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Naturalizations, Immigrations, Military Records, Census, Passports, Land Records

John Taylor - Senior Researcher
Taylor & Hammel LLC - A Litigation and Environmental Research Firm
1240 N Pitt St Ste 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 822-4658
Fax: (703) 842-8656
E-mail: johntaylor@taylorhammel.com
Research Specialty: Environmental and Legal Research; Asbestos; Captured German Records; Cold War; Congressional Records; Court Records; Diplomatic Records; Immigration, Emigration & Naturalization; Labor & Business History; Military Records; Native American Relations Records; Navy Records; President Nixon Records; Science, Technology, Natural Resources and the Environment Records; Audio/Sound Recordings; Cartographic/Architectural/Ships Plans Records; Film & Video Recordings; Photographs and Pictures

Dale A. Stirling
Stirling Consulting
48 Alexis Ln
Coupeville, WA 98239
Telephone: (360) 678-1934
E-mail: stirlingconsulting@frontier.com
Research Specialty: Navigability; Environmental history
About: Navigability, Hazardous Waste, Pollution, Environmental Assessment, PRP Searches, Insurance.

Daniel Gallacher, Senior Associate Historian
Historical Research Associates, Inc.
125 Bank St 5th Fl Box 7086
Missoula, MT 59806-7086
Telephone: (406) 721-1958
Fax: (406) 721-1964
E-mail: gallach@hrassoc.com
Research Specialty: Diplomatic, labor, business, transportation, regulatory, military, Native American relations, science, technology, natural resources, and environmental records

Michael L. Lawson, Ph.D.
MLL Consulting, L.L.C.
8606 Battailles Ct
Annandale, VA 22003
Telephone: (202)415-1321;(703)503-5531
Fax: (703) 503-5531
E-mail: mll_consulting@yahoo.com;footnote53@aol.com
Research Specialty: General Research, Specific Document Search and Retrieval, Business Records, Census Records, Civilian Records, Congressional Records, Corps of Engineers Records, Court Records, Military Records, Environmental, Land and Water Rights, Native American Relations (RG75 and RG 48), Tribal History and Genealogy, Natural Resources, Presidential Libraries, Federal Records Centers. 40 Years Experience. Negotiable Rates.
About: 40 Years Experience. Negotiable Rates.

Michael Cawvey
1411 E 2nd St Box 50792
Tulsa, OK 74150-0792
Telephone: (918) 639-5739
Fax: (918) 584-4423
E-mail: tulsapost1@aol.com
Research Specialty: Military records; service records; VA records

Doug Littlefield
Littlefield Historical Research
6207 Snake Rd
Oakland, CA 94611
Telephone: (510) 339-1017
E-mail: drl@littlefieldhistoricalresearch.com
Research Specialty: Water rights; Navigable waterwya; Native American history; Environmental history; Land use; Mining; Rivers; Forests; Public lands; National parks; Boundaries; Interstate conflicts; Transportation; Census records; Toxic waste
About: Water rights, navigabililty, Native American, environmental land use, mining, rivers, forests, public lands, national parks, boundaries, interstate conflicts, transportation, census, toxic waste

Ari Morse;Allen McFarland
Harvey E. Morse, P.A., Allen McFarland, Probate Court Researcher
240 1st Ave
Daly City, CA 94014
Telephone: (800) 410-4347
Research Specialty: I do researching on missing relatives once every 3 months at the probate court in Redwood City, California.

Kathleen Brandt, Professional Genealogist & Consultant
a3Genealogy
PO Box 414640
Kansas City, MO 64141
Fax: (816) 817-2146
E-mail: a3genealogy@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Military records, immigration/emigration and naturalization, Native American Relations Records, African American records, Captured German Records, Census Records, Genealogy and Family History Records, Navy Records. Media: Audio/Sound Recordings, Film and Video Recordings, Photographs/Pictures and Textual Records

Jim Barber
AAA Document Research and Retrieval Service, a wholly owned subsidiary of DFW Paralegal Service
PO Box 48010
Fort Worth, TX 76148-0010
Telephone: (800) 758-4882
Fax: (817) 339-6156
E-mail: info@dfwparalegalservice.com
Research Specialty: State & Federal Document Research and Retrieval; Civil, Criminal & Bankruptcy Court Records; Immigration Records; Texas County & Court Records.

Deborah A. Liptak
info2go
5305 Grand Mesa Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76137-3523
Telephone: (817) 656-3099
Fax: (817) 656-3099
E-mail: deb@debsinfo2go.us
Research Specialty: Historical research in SW federal records; SW federal court records

Robert Duckham
9401 Owings Heights Cir 102
Owings Mills, MD 21117-6108
Telephone: (410) 356-6076
E-mail: duckham@comcast.net
Research Specialty: 20th Century documents; General research

Sonia Murphy
Sunshine Historical Research
613 Blick Dr
Colesville, MD 20904-2904
Telephone: (301) 625-8937
E-mail: gscmurphy@aol.com
Research Specialty: Bureau of Ships (RG 19); State Department (RGs 59, 84); FBI (RG 65); Alien Property (RG 131); Maritime (RG 178); War Production Board (RG 179); Naval Installations (RG 181); War Manpower (RG 188); OSS (RG 226); RFC (RG 234); CIA (RG 263)

David Powell
Data Dae Research
2824 Ironwood Dr
Grand Prairie, TX 75052-4218
Telephone: (972) 660-2345
E-mail: DaePowell@aol.com
Research Specialty: Federal population census; military service records; Native American records; genelaogy; VA records; Dawes rolls; land records; archived photographs

Karen Belvin
PO Box 941543
Houston, TX 77094
Telephone: (509) 592-0753
Fax: (832) 582-8556
E-mail: iv_art@ymail.com
Research Specialty: Historiography; Ethnography; and Community Cultural Heritage Preservation.

Monica M. Drake
1209 S West St
Arlington, TX 76010-2540
Telephone: (817) 226-4377
E-mail: infinitymax@sbcglobal.net
Research Specialty: Five Civilized Tribes records from Oklahoma; District Court records from Eastern and Western Oklahoma

Kathy Grace
PO Box 282
Altoona, AL 35952-0282
Telephone: (205) 446-1826
E-mail: kathygrace662000@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Military Records

MUSA Roland Bertrand
1279 E 48th St
Brooklyn, NY 11234-2101
E-mail: rolandbertrand@hotmail.com
Research Specialty: Historical topics, art interest, family history and experiences

M. L. ’Mel’ Gentry
The Hannah Family Foundation
PO Box 27
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Telephone: (866) 523-2993;(480) 778-0459
Fax: given upon request
E-mail: thehannahfamilyfoundation@safe-mail.net;hannahfamilyfoundation@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Little Shell Nation, Family genealogy, Turnbo papers Silas Turnbo, Historical data, maps, Native Indigenous American Indians, Military Records.


PO Box 406 J
Denton, TX 76209
Telephone: Angela
Research Specialty: Military records, immigration/emigration, historical documents, diplomatic records, government records, environmental, oral histories, and business records
About: We charge by the source, file, or record, not by the hour!

Tracy Hursh
Extended Families
1305 W Birmingham St
Broken Arrow, OK 74011-3036
Telephone: (918) 812-0820
E-mail: lawhursh@msn.com
Research Specialty: Genealogical

Sherry Arrant
PO Box 101551
Fort Worth, TX 76185
Telephone: (817) 924-0453
E-mail: sherry1636@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Census, Family History, Military, Find Lost Heirs, Native American, Mineral Right Owners, and reverse genealogy.

Donna Rae Pearson
Kitchen Table History
1305 SW Clay #1
Topeka, KS 66604
E-mail: drppearson@yahoo.com;ictblackhistory@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Kansas African American History, Census Records, African American Genealogy and Family History, Photographs, Kansas African American migrations, Kansas African American Settlements

Ms. Doris A. Thomas, M.Ed.
Obama Eduvision Corporation
4914 Cottage St
Philadelphia, PA 19124
Telephone: (215) 807-1885
Fax: (215) 807-1885
E-mail: sjinnovative07@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Military Records for United States Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Forces, Marines, National Guard, Coast Guard, National Personnel Records Center, Mental Health Records, Medical Evidence.

Mark Leutbecker
Associates at Nicklason Research
2217 N Harrison St
Arlington, VA 22205
Telephone: (703) 536-5180; (703) 946-7146
Fax: (703)536-5180
E-mail: mleutbecker@nicklason.com
Research Specialty: African-American History; Congressional Records; Court Records (Supreme Court, Court of Claims); Coast Guard/Lighthouse/Custom Records; Labor & Business History/Transportation/Regulatory Agencies; Military-Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, National Guard, Veterans (Civil, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam); Native American History; Science, Technology, Natural Resources and Environmental clean-up (CERCLA, FUDS, PRP, MMRP); State Department. Land Use, Water Rights, Mining, Forests. Textual, Cartographic, Photographs, Newspapers.
About: 40 years experience researching. Also does research at the Library of Congress, Smithsonian, and other repositories.

G. Russell Overton
Aarquives Unlimited, LLC
300 South Jenison Ave
Lansing, MI 48915-1130
Telephone: (517) 743-4733
E-mail: info@aarquives.com
Research Specialty: Native American relations; diplomatic records; Congressional records; Labor & business; environmental & natural resources; federal courts

Gregory T. Smith, Chief Investigator
History Piquette LLC
2399 White Oak Trl
Oregon, WI 53575
Telephone: (608) 843-6633
E-mail: chief@historypiquette.com
Research Specialty: General Research, Military, Declassified Documents, Corporation History, Congressional Research, Aviation Research, FAA/NTSB, Naval, Maritime, Coast Guard, Harbor. Transportation, Film and Still photography.

Steve Hopkins
Global Researchers
5801-F Nottoway Ct
Raleigh, NC 27609
Telephone: (919) 500-6097
E-mail: steven@globalresearchers.org
Research Specialty: Intelligence, Military, Science, Inventions, Environmental Records, unexplained recorded occurrences.

Elizabeth Khan
Record Click LLC
123 E Main St Ste 2 PMB 105
Denville, NJ 07834
Telephone: 1-866-632-9291
E-mail: info@recordclick.com
Research Specialty: Ancestral Research, Find Family, Heir Searching, DNA Family Tree, Adoption Research, Military Research, also citizenship by descent applications.

Cynthia Campbell
The Center for African American Genealogical Research, Inc. (CAAGRI)
225 Industrial Ct Ste 100
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
Telephone: (540) 785-9925
E-mail: research@caagri.org
Research Specialty: African American, Native American, Census, Military, Court Records, Genealogy and Family History, Civil War, Slavery.

Michael Lawson
Morgan, Angel, and Associates
1601 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 600
Washington, DC 20009-1049
Telephone: (202) 265-1833
Fax: (202) 265-8022
E-mail: mike@morganangel.com
Research Specialty: Native American issues and claims, federal Indian policy, tribal history and genealogy; primarily Record Groups 48 and 75

Shaun S. Udrea
Udrea Research
5924 South Quincy Pl
Tulsa, OK 74105
Telephone: (918) 409-0374
Fax: (918) 779-7648
E-mail: shaun@udrearesearch.net
Research Specialty: I’m a full research company based out of Tulsa, OK.

Janet Davis
404 Lincoln Ave Box 653
Poteau, OK 74953-4963
Telephone: (918) 647-7471
E-mail: janetdavis@clnk.com
Research Specialty: General genealogy; Indian heritage; Guion Miller rolls; Dawes rolls

Dave Williams
DCW & Associates
7400 Center Ave Ste 209
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Telephone: (800) 899-0442
Fax: (714) 892-3543
E-mail: courtresearch@dcwpi.com
Research Specialty: Document Retrieval and Review: Civil and Criminal Court records; bankruptcy records; archived records; county, state & federal records.
About: National research company comprised of former federal investigators.

Kerrie Baldwin
RK Agency Investigations
PO Box 656
Granbury, TX 76048
Telephone: (817) 894-5485
E-mail: info@rkagency.com
Research Specialty: All/Any Requests Will Be Attended To

Jan A Campbell
A1 Positive Thought
PO Box 13877
Tallahassee, FL 32317-3877
E-mail: jacnrg@gmail.com
Research Specialty: Military Records and Awards (Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Indian Wars/Treaties, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam), Pensions, VA benefits, NARA Records and Bounty Land, Native American Lineage Research including Dawes rolls. Genealogy and Family History Records including Census, Birth/Marriage/Death, Vital Records, Wills and Voter records. Passports, Immigration, Emigration and Naturalization records. Ancestry.com Family Trees, Pedigree Charts, and Photographs. Preparation of lineage society applications for DAR, SAR, and Tribal citizenship by descent. Searches of International, National and State Digital Archives, and University Libraries. On-site searches of Florida, Georgia and Alabama Archives and electronic records.
About: Reasonable rates.

Jim Heddell
4048 Barker Rd
West Valley City, UT 84119
Telephone: (801) 215-9409
E-mail: research@genealogists.com
Research Specialty: General research; Document search
About: We have over 200 professional genealogists located around the world and specialize in providing documents from over 600 archives and libraries around the world.

Mike Reis
History Associates Incorporated
300 North Stonestreet Ave
Rockville, MD 20850-1655
Telephone: (301) 279-9697
Fax: (301) 279-9224
E-mail: hai@historyassociates.com
Research Specialty: African American history; Asbestos; Census; Congressional records; Court records; Coast Guard/Lighthouse/Custom records; Diplomatic records; Intelligence records; Labor and Business History; Legislative histories; Litigation-related researcher; Transportation records; Military records; Native American relations records
About: Litigation-related research into a wide range of textual and non-textual records. Environmental site history, legislative histories, and Holocaust related records research are only a few of the areas where we have focused.

John Schuttler
2306 45th Ave
Greeley, CO 80634-3241
Telephone: (970) 405-9867
E-mail: schuttlerj@hotmail.com
Research Specialty: Land, Environmental Issues, Corporate History, Native American, Legal Research

J. Wheeler
Wheeler Research and Editorial Services
3606 Octavia St
New Orleans, LA 70125
Telephone: (504) 265-0106
E-mail: jwheelerresearch@bellsouth.net
Research Specialty: General Research, Military Research.

Tangela L. Mingo
10930 NW 14th Ave A10
Miami, FL 33167
Telephone: (786) 350-0381;(305) 696-2255
E-mail: tangemin@yahoo.com
Research Specialty: Economic history; Financial history
About: Economic Finance, International Finance/Comparative

Linda D. Ostman, Director of Research
Attorney’s Service Bureau of Texas
900 Jackson St Ste 750
Dallas, TX 75202
Telephone: (214) 522-5297
Fax: (214) 393-0210
E-mail: asb-texas@sbcglobal.net

Michael Milligan
Expeditions in History
4162 Charles St
La Mesa, CA 91941
Telephone: (619) 916-8134
E-mail: mmilligan05@expeditionsinhistory
Research Specialty: Oral History: Conduct recorded interviews of families, communities and corporations for the purpose of creating a permanent record and contribute to an understanding of the past.

Christine Gardner
PO Box 272296
Boca Raton, FL 33427-2296
Telephone: (561) 392-0797
E-mail: humifish@hotmail.com
Research Specialty: Military records - Vietnam War only, draft registration, military service records, textual records/material & still pictures.

Ryan Curtis
Archive Research Associates
539 Calef Hwy Ste 206
Epping, NH 03042
Telephone: (603) 978-7456
E-mail: rcurtis@archiveresearch.com
Research Specialty: Environmental, Regulatory, Labor Records, and Military Records

Roger Guy
Legal Document Retrieval & Research, Inc.
308 Main St Ste 300
Houston, TX 77002
Telephone: (800) 487-2245;(713) 222-2244
Fax: (888) 222-0304
E-mail: legaldocusa@aol.com
Research Specialty: All archival records; Civil court records; Criminal court records; Bankruptcy records
About: Retrieve copies of closed files from Archives and all governmental agencies. Digital and hard copies of CV, BK, CR from all courts. Lien & Title search. Individual & Commercial asset search. Complete Service of Process statewide and abroad. Great Service since 1979!

Inga Martin
Inlumino Assets Research, LLC
PO Box 702
McLean, VA 22101
Telephone: (703) 786-0741
E-mail: imartin@inluminoresearch.com
Research Specialty: Newspapers; General historical research

Robert Adams
Alana Dawn Adams
2 Crestview Ave Apt 1
Harrison, AR 72601-1900
Telephone: (870) 741-0776
E-mail: alano_dc@hotmail.com
Research Specialty: Grants for Congressman John Boozman’s Office, for city and county agencies, and for private individuals; Civil and Constitutional law; Genealogy


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