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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”
CYNDI’S LIST You may already know about this wonderful resource for genealogy links online known as “Cyndi’s List” (https://www.cyndislist.com/). When I first started doing online genealogy in the late 90s, I ran across this website and I loved it. Searching online was vastly different than it is today and finding a compendium of source linksContinue reading “WEBSITE WEDNESDAY”
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