FamilySearch Family Tree now on the FamilySearch Front Page

Back in November I wrote about the FamilySearch Family Tree (FSFT) online genealogy database. At that time you had to know the secret of how to get in to the database. Now FamilySearch has added a tab to their main page. You will still have to sign up for a FamilySearch account if you don’t …

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Kodak New: Feb. 25 – March 1

History in the making… On Thursday Kodak reported a net loss of $58.1 million in January on sales of $127.9 million. Its loss from continuing operations totaled $57.2 million. Kodak had reported a net loss in December of $272.4 million on sales of $152.1 million. Is it possible that in a few months Kodak will …

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Fulton History Online Article

Have you been to the Fulton History newspaper website? If you have any people that lived in New York State in the last 200 years you may be able to find them listed in an old newspaper. I wrote about Fulton History in 2009 and at that time there about 11 million newspaper pages online. …

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Mt. Hope Cemetery Book

Last night during the WXXI-TV documentary “A Walk Through History in Mount Hope Cemetery” there were several pledge breaks. One of the gifts that they would give for a pledge was the book Buried Treasures by Richard Reisem. The book tells the stories of some 500 individuals buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Rochester. The …

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Mt Hope Cemetery on TV

Had I known beforehand, I would have posted about the documentary that was on tonight about Mt. Hope Cemetery. As it turned out, I only saw that it was on about 10 minutes before it started. “A Walk Through History in Mount Hope Cemetery” was on WXXI-TV. Great nature photography in all 4 seasons help …

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Pictures of Highland Hosp. Nurses

The library at Highland Hospital has released a selection of digital images on the New York Heritage website. Highland Hospital 1940-1949: The School of Nursing during World War II only comprises 22 images with most having names of the people in the picture. Mostly formal and often posed, these black and white images offer a …

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