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Muhlenberg Township: A Suburban Boom from a Pastoral Past

Though it was dotted with villages like Tuckerton, Temple, Laureldale, and Rosedale, Muhlenberg Township’s population of 1,676 in the 1860 census grew to only 2,069 by the 1900 census.  273 more words


History 9808A - The Value of Digital Preservation

One of the things I love about the Public History program so far are the connections I’m making between our in-class discussions and my experience as an historian. 607 more words

Military History

FY, TL;DR - The Tech Curmudgeon

We all have busy lives, and sometimes we have to skip reading a long article online. But using TL;DR is nothing more than an attempt to pass the buck for your own laziness or lack of attention span to the article’s author. 419 more words

Internet/Telecom/Social Media

Music behind the wire

Did you know that Cambridge University Library has a variety of collections under its roof? Regular users will know that as well as the University Library… 1,102 more words

Trumbull - Dear Boys - Lots of News About Friends and Family - April, 1942

Trumbull, Conn., April 26, 1942

Dear Boys:

Tomorrow is registration day for the old fellows; in Trumbull it is to be conducted at the Center School. 960 more words


When 20 Canadian Prisoners Were Murdered By The Waffen SS In Normandy – The Ardenne Abbey Massacre

H/T War History OnLine.

One more Nazi atrocity committed by the SS during World War II.

In the early days of the Normandy campaign 20 Canadian soldiers, members of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders and 27th Armoured Regiment (part of the Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment), were captured and executed by Waffen SS forces in a monastery near Caen, France. 1,066 more words