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1918 – Fire at Hospital – Norman, Oklahoma

In the early morning of Saturday, April 13, 1918 a fire broke out at the State Hospital in Norman, Oklahoma. When the fire finally consumed the structures and the fire was out, the… Continue reading

Annie Charest – Maine

Charest Family Tree In the Enhanced News Archive blog, I’ve featured family trees that were created to hold an obit, that I found in an old newspaper. Usually when I find one item… Continue reading

Search Engines

I saw this web title “Michigan Cemetery Transcriptions” and I wanted to review it, so I put it in a Yahoo search and got a lot of hits. Since there were so many Michigan… Continue reading

NASA Momma – Cynthia Vernon shares a story

I wanted to post this on my blog, so that it could get a larger audience. On the FaceBook group web page;  Pantsuit Nation,  Carla wrote the following: Carla Vernon shared a link.… Continue reading

How To type in a search command

A FaceBook user asked me if one can do a search on the Google News Archive Collection. I put together two screen prints for demo. and wrote the following “How To”. Once you… Continue reading

WWII – A Web Site for all things WWII

I found a very interesting web site with many posts about WWII world wide. It is a history site, a genealogy site, a geography site and a WWII site. It is so vast… Continue reading

German Newspapers in USA

I was working on Face Book adding links to some genealogy group pages when I had an idea. Why not post the links to the German newspaper, I have on my Google News… Continue reading

Create a Cover for your book

Here is a blog post that has some very good tips. I hope my readers enjoy it. http://blog.devonnoellee.com/2017/07/5-steps-to-creating-cover-for-your-self.html I reviewed her blog page and found some more posts which might be of interest… Continue reading

Margot Note – Write your life story

Many years ago, I wrote a text book and taught a course on “How to Write your Life’s Story”. This web site blog that I found has the same focus, helping you write… Continue reading

Add a box around an item

A How To Post. I was asked how I put boxes around the newspaper items I feature in the Family Trees, so I created this short “How To”. I am using a simple… Continue reading

Small items in the news – Showvaker

Many times you will come across small items in the newspaper that help you with a name or a date; like this one.   I did a search for the name “Showvaker” and… Continue reading

Edith Hiebel – Annette’s mother

My good friend Annette Thomas wrote this wonderful piece about her mother and I asked her if I could put it on my blog. Annette Thomas June 30 at 9:40am · Edith Hiebel… Continue reading

4th of July 2017 — a wonderful story to share

My good friend Pam Jackson posted this TV ad on FaceBook. Budweiser Stuns Nation… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huQrvmrJbXk my comment on FB: Wonderful message in this five (5) tissue commercial. A must watch this 4th of… Continue reading

Small items in newspapers – Nettie Bedker

Small items in newspapers can provide the crucial clues you need to build a tree or a branch on your tree. The following small item from the 1913 Ludington, Michigan newspaper gave me… Continue reading

Capture info off of newspaper obit – in text format

Here is another example of how I capture the information off of a newspaper obit. Notice the structure of the text layout; name, dates, parents, family members, bio info, interment – Also notice… Continue reading