How To Work with Google News Archive

Updated on 01 Dec 2014 In my last posting I wrote about the date error on The Argus Press newspaper collection in Google News Archive list . This posting will show you how… Continue reading

Table Index of Posts on Blog with links

Update Jan 2015 to original Table of Postings. You can click on the individual titles and go to that posting. Original Post: Here is a hint for bloggers: Document in a table or… Continue reading

Introduction

Originally posted on Pateley Bridge One Place Study:
Hi, my name is Maria Robinson nee Belcher. I have lived in Pateley Bridge for the last 26years and since last September I have been…

1916 – Ludington, Michigan – News

News from Ludington, Michigan June 1916 I was looking for a family tree item when a news item from Columbus Ohio caught my eye. I noticed that Helen Keller and Thomas A. Edison… Continue reading

Family Trees – The MIONSIOG List – Update – 2

Readers of my blog know that I create family trees using information off of old newspaper items. Since I create these trees on Ancestry.com, only Ancestry.com users get to learn about these obscure… Continue reading

1860 news in Boston newspaper

Interesting news from 1860 – Little girl in Iowa is swept up into a cherry tree by a gust of wind. – Cock fight by Sec of War and VP of USA.  … Continue reading

Map: Animated GIF Shows The Evolution Of The Subway

Map: Animated GIF Shows The Evolution Of The Subway.

The Appointment in Samarra

I heard the following story many years ago; my father read it to us. I have recalled it many times when reading news about some tragic death. Maybe this story was a way… Continue reading

Thomas Wilson, The Man Who Loved Nellie

Originally posted on Nellie Sheridan Wilson, On the Square:
Thomas  C. Wilson, sometimes T.C. Wilson, was the man who loved Nellie Sheridan enough to wait fifteen years before marrying her so that she…

Civil War Battles and Engagements – 1879 Gettysburg, Penn

Civil War items sell newspapers and the newspaper editors used various ways of presenting civil war items.  Here is a great tool to sell newspapers “List of Battles and Engagements“.  The following picture… Continue reading

Currency Shower – 1935 Connecticut

I wonder if this type of shower is still given to a future bride?   This 1935 newspaper item was written during the Great Depression. The following are some fact about the Great… Continue reading

1899 – Lost in Klondike – Provost

News from the Klondike back in the 1899’s was slow and sometimes wrong. Here is an item from the Anaconda, Montana newspaper giving a correction to a May report, and an item about… Continue reading

1899 – Cannibalism in Alaska

The Library of Congress newspaper collection has some very interesting stories. I was looking for information on Roger Provost and found another story to read and post in my blog. “Cannibalism in Alaska”… Continue reading

1962 – Miami report in Toledo, Ohio newspaper

A white man remembers slavery in the Shenandoah Valley

Originally posted on Cenantua's Blog:
I was wondering if I could interest the present generation by giving them a little of the history of antebellum days of slavery and how some things…

Latin Slogan – 2015

A story in Feb 2015 has people upset about a proposal for a new Latin slogan. “Nativist Idiots Mistake Latin for Spanish, Totally Lose Their Shit” “by Hudson Hongo” http://gawker.com/nativist-idiots-mistake-latin-for-spanish-totally-lose-1684021434?utm_campaign=socialflow_gawker_facebook&utm_source=gawker_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow Here is the… Continue reading

Help the poor in 1879

I wonder how many law suits this old man would have to fight if he did this on his property in 2015.     Thank You. Jose from Clarkston, Michigan

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