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Picture in the public domain at the Library of Congress (ppmsc 01699 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsc.01699). #OhioHistory #GoldMining When I began going through census records of Cross Creek Township, Jefferson County, Ohio, using the FAN method (Family/Friends, Associates, Neighbors) to find more information about my ancestor George Lewis, I came across three men whose occupation was given asContinue reading “GOLD DIGGERS IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, OHIO”
DAVID RUMSEY AND HIS MAPS I love maps. All kinds of maps. Old maps from the days of “terra incognita” to modern-day Google street view maps. The calendar I used last year showed pictures of medieval and renaissance maps and I have a box (somewhere!) full of old gas station maps of various states withContinue reading “WEBSITE WEDNESDAY”
Election Eve on November 4th, 1952, Urbana, Illinois. My mom’s favorite meal is coming out of the Magic Chef oven – pork chops with dressing. My mom wasn’t able to be here for this meal so Grandpa snapped a picture of Grandma to send to her. My grandparents would have been happy with the resultsContinue reading “EISENHOWER, PORK CHOPS, AND GRANDMA”
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