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Week Six: It Depends

This week marks somewhat of a milestone in the processing of the Pratt and Rosamond Family Letters because I have almost completed arranging the collection. At this point, all that remains to be completed in this stage is assigning folder numbers to each file unit and addressing a few preservation concerns. 644 more words

Collection Processing

Nintendo is founded

September 23, 1889
Kyoto, Japan
Nintendo, a playing card company and the precursor to the video game company, is founded

Although more known for their family-friendly games, Nintendo has put out a fair number of quality horror games as well (and for some reason like using open hands on the covers of these games).


The Address by Fiona Davis

After a failed apprenticeship, working her way up to head housekeeper of a posh London hotel is more than Sara Smythe ever thought she’d make of herself. 638 more words


3 Important figures in the Industrial Revolution

History lesson 90 essay

The Industrial Revolution was an age of developments for America, today I will be telling you about some important figures during this time and why they were so influential. 771 more words


Farewell Message

“Goodbye! Tell my wife I’m sorry I forgot to unload the dishwasher!”

Book Image

Tintype Photographs in the Old Family Albums

I recently looked again at the tintype photographs, seeing more information about dating them at phototree.com. The photo above is of J. Frank Robinson, Boston Mass. 178 more words

Family History

A myriad of short articles of misfortune and mystery

September 21, 1891
Louisville, Kentucky
Negaunee, Michigan
St. Paul, New Brunswick, Canada
Scranton, Pennsylvania

* a young woman who appears to be blessed with the stigmata, wounds similar to those Jesus suffered during crucifixion, though a Bishop disregards the claims as “foolishness.” 102 more words

Newspaper Clippings