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Using the Census to Find your Canadian and American Ancestors

  1.  The most recent published Canadian census is 1921.  The most recent US census in 1940.  Where can you find the census?  Go the wiki at FamilySearch…
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Otto Malling: Piano trio in Am, op. 36

performed by Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider, Amalie Malling & Morten Zeuthen

(sorry, no video today… but here’s the album  or from iTunes, the score, and… 793 more words


‘A Spirit of Eager Expectancy’

It’s fascinating to see how many of the Christmas preparations of more than a century ago still apply today. From busy shopping to hanging the mistletoe, an 1890 Maryland Christmas seems very familiar. 246 more words


November 26 in San Antonio history...

The first regular trip in San Antonio of an electric motor car was made on the Alamo Electric Street Railway Company’s track from Navarro Street to the International Fair Grounds, south of the city (Thompson-Houston system).   103 more words


1890's Day Dress, the "Pumpkin" Gown, Photos

Today I have some photos of my completed Orange Taffeta Dress to share! We photographed it in it’s natural habitat – a pumpkin patch!

These aren’t my favorite costume photos (I probably prefer… 269 more words


Hermann Fisher, around 1890

born in East Prussia, now Poland, in 1841, he died in Wales, United Kingdom in 1907