The following APA/MLA sites are from the excellent OWL pages at Purdue.
The following books are available at the TMCC Library and can assist you in putting the story of your ancestors life into historical context.
If you were to read an article or a book about a particular family's history, what would it take to hold your interest? Would you like to know only the facts (birth, marriage and death), or would you like to know more about your ancestors' life? What was happening in your ancestors' life at the time they made certain decisions or moves? Why did they do the things they did? Seeking out and answering these types of questions will help you write a more engaging narrative, one that others will enjoy reading. The TMCC Library has a variety of books to help you accomplish this.
The following books are available through the Washoe Public Library
What was the weather like where your ancestors lived in a particular place and time?