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Remembering Ernie Pyle

Among the many heroes of World War II were the journalists who risked their lives to cover the war and allow the “folks back home” to understand what was happening from an overall view as well as from the up close and personal view of the boys on the front line. 53 more words


USCIS Webinar: ‘Any Alien’ serving in the military or naval forces of the United States? Asian immigrant soldiers and naturalization during the First World War - Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 1 p.m. (Eastern)

An historian from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) will present another useful webinar next Wednesday, 25 April 2018, at 1 p.m.

*This webinar will not be recorded, so be sure to join it live.* 180 more words


James Thurber - second time a hit!

James Thurber appears as my 8th cousin, once removed in notice # 420 from We’re Related through our MRCA, Esther Ballard (1632-1717), my 8th great grandmother.  82 more words


Florence Elfrida Andrewetta Gordon (1905)

Today the AIP #WednesdayWisdom series continues with the children of Samuel Carey Gordon and Emma Violet Gordon (nee Astridge). This post presents the third baptism record discovered: Florence Elfrida Andrewetta Gordon (1905). 357 more words

Anglo-Indian Project

1763-1765 Church Baptisms - Nocciano

Nocciano Battesimi 1748-1821 #252, Chiesa di Beata Vergine Maria e S. Lorenzo Martire, p.34
Name: Paschalis Antonius Restanco
Birth: 6 Januarii 1763
Baptism: 6 Januarii 1763… 1,453 more words


Some Research Ideas

I spend a great amount of time doing research for my writing. I would like to suggest a methodology that might make your research more effective. 294 more words

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