Old News – Recipes

There has always been more than just news in newspapers. Newspapers realized that they should put some items in to attract women. These recipes gave housewives some ideas for new things to serve to their families. THE CATHOLIC JOURNAL. Rochester, NY Friday, July 10, 1914 HELPFUL HINTS FOR HOUSEWIVES. Piquant Salad in Tomato Cups. One …

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Histroy Detectives – Tonight

Tonight (June 8th) on the TV series, History Detectives the team will see if they can figure out what happened to the bandleader Glenn Miller during World War II. Glenn Miller had a very popular band in the 1930s and early 1940s. He even had a radio show that aired three times a week. Glenn …

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Scanning Old Family Photos

One of my big projects for this year is to scan old family photos. In the last couple of months I only managed to scan about 450 photos. I have another 5,000 to 6,000 more to do. I have lots experience scanning pictures through the years but never have taken on this big of project. …

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Old News – Start of WWI

More news from the past. This time about the assassination that started World War I. It was within weeks after the assassination that most of Europe became involved in the War. Note that the assassin’s name is usually spelled Gavrilo Princip in English. THE MONROE COUNTY MAIL. Thursday, July 2, 1914 ARCHDUKE MURDERED Heir to …

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History Detectives Returns

The PBS series “History Detectives” returns for a short season tomorrow (on most PBS stations). The series has some changes for this season. First the title has been changed to “History Detectives; Special Investigations.” In the past, there would be three mysteries solved in each episode. This season there is only one mystery in the …

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Old News – Dedication of Clock

More news from the past. This time about the dedication of a clock and bronze tablet. The clock was renovated by the Village of Brockport in 1981 THE BROCKPORT REPUBLIC. Thursday, June 25, 1914 IN HONOR OF OUR PATRIOTIC ANCESTORS WHO GAVE THEIR SERVICE AND LIVES IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. Main Address Given …

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FSFT – Adding Family Sources

FamilySearch Family Tree (FSFT) the massive online genealogy tree of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) has recently made it very easy to add sources to a whole family. You have been able to add sources to a single person for a long time but now if the record has other …

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