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The draft registration card for William Kirlew. The card lists the name of the recruit, their age, place of residence, date and place of birth, country of citizenship, father’s birthplace, occupation and location of occupation and the nearest…

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The Twelfth United States Census records for Waltham City, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, for 1900. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm…

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The draft registration card for John M. Antuono. The card includes name in full, age in years, home town, date of birth, citizenship status, place of birth, present trade, employer, place of employment, dependents, marriage status, race, prior…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Brooklyn, New York, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or rented,…

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The Irénée Du Pont, which was an American Steam merchant C-2 class ship. Florida veteran, Otis Francis Potts, served on the Irénée Du Pont around 1942 as a Armed Naval Guard for the civilian vessel. The vessel visited places such as London,…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Boston, Massachusetts, for 1910. The census divides the population by categories of sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm or house,…

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A page from The Davenport Democrat and Leader from November 8, 1918. One of the articles reports casualties of World War I. Fred Kalinchuk is listed as missing in action. His status would later be corrected in some newspapers as wounded in action,…

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The Application for Seaman’s Certificate of American Citizenship for Harry Carson in November 1923. It lists Carson's place and date of birth, the last ship he was employed on, the next ship he would be employed on, as well as a description of his…

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This is a passport application submitted by Harry Carson in June of 1924. He claims citizenship through his father, Meyer Carson, as this is a “Form for Person Claiming Citizenship through Naturalization of Husband or Parent.” Harry includes…

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The draft registration cards for Merrill Hart McGlamery. The cards were compiled from multiple registrations beginning in 1940, for men 18 to 45 years old. They include address, age, date of birth, place of birth, and father's contact information.…

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The United States of America Petition for Citizenship and Naturalization Card for William Kirlew. The form includes the name, residence, occupation, race, place of birth, marital status and children, last foreign residence, date of immigration, an…

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The draft registration card for Raymond R. Moore. The card lists a serial number, the name of the registrant, the order number, the place of residence, the mailing address, telephone, age, place of birth, state, date of birth, the reference and their…

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The Florida State Population Census for Haines City, Bradford County, Florida, for 1935. The census divides the population by address, age, gender, race, relationship to head of house, place of birth, occupation, education, and whether they owned or…

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A page from the Reports of Proceedings of the City of Boston Police Commendation for the year beginning with January 3, 1955 and ending with December 29, 1955. The document records the proceedings conducted by the City Council of the City of Boston,…

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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Application Form for Veterans Compensation, which authorized the state to compensate veterans native to Pennsylvania at the time of their enlistment. The application includes name, current address, branch and…

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The United States Army Register of Enlistments for 1912. The first page includes the register number of the recruit, their name, the month and day of their enlistment, their enlistment location, the officer who enlisted them, place of birth, age,…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Marriso County, Parsippany, New Jersey, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Boston, Massachusetts in Suffolk County for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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Brothers John and Peter Nadzeika posing in front of a home. One of the brothers sits on the other's shoulders. The Nadzeika brothers were first generation American citizens whose parents came to America from Lithuania. The Nadzeika family settled in…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for San Juan, San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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A newspaper article published in The Portsmouth Times (Portsmouth, Ohio) on May 7, 1943. The article reports on local men and women serving in the United States military. A notable person listed is Denver Purtee. Born in Scioto, Ohio, on November 22,…

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Daily Personnel Diary for the USS Utina (ATF-163). The document includes gains, losses, miscellaneous, name, file or service number, rank or rating, change abbreviation, and description of and authority for change. A notable person listed is Denver…

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Black and white photograph of the USS MacDounough (DD-351). The USS Macdonough (DD-351) was a Farragut-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. The MacDounough downed a Japanese attack plane during the attack on Pearl Harbor in…

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City Directory for New London, Connecticut, in 1960. A notable resident listed in this record is Paul Havener. Born in Oklahoma on March 23, 1923, Havener moved to Maine after the death of this father. He joined the United States Army Air Corp in…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Cumberland, Maine, for 1930. The Census divides the population by categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or rented, value…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for 1930. The Census divides the population by categories of Name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or…

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The birth records for Watertown, Massachusetts for 1895. The records include date of record, name and surname of the child, color of the child if other than White, sex and condition (such as twins, illegitimate, etc.), place of birth, names of…

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English translation of a letter written in French from Pierre B to the National Personnel Center (NPRC), asking for Harry Weber’s contact information and detailing how Weber saved Pierre and a friend from a grenade left behind by the Germans.…

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Harry Weber (pictured right) and Edith Chizefsky (pictured left) on their wedding day in New York City on November 10, 1943. Harry is wearing his Army uniform. Harry Weber was born on July 11, 1917. His mother, Eva, and father, Abraham, immigrated to…

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The Report of Changes listing the Navy personnel on the USS Logan on November 26, 1944. The current location saw the personnel at the United States Receiving Station, United States Naval Training and Distribution Center (TADCEN) at Camp Elliott in…

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The Index to Vital Statistics form lists the births in Montgomery County, North Carolina. The form includes the year of birth, the name of the child, the name of parent, township, page and book. A notable person listed on the form is Lee Kenneth…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Orleans County, Medina Village, New York, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Warren County, Glens Falls, New York, for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for the Borough of Manhattan, New York City, New York, for 1910. The census divides the population by categories of sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they…

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The abstract of World War I military service for George Philip McCann (1899-1991). The document includes McCann’s name, service number, where and when he enlisted, his age at entrance, rate, home address, a list of where and when he served, his…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Kings County, Brooklyn, New York City, New York for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent,…

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The passenger list from the April 1913 voyage of the SS San Guglielmo, which came from the Port of Messina in Sicily, Italy. The luxury passenger ship would be used as a troop transport at the outbreak of World War I, and was torpedoed and sunk by…

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The passport application for Giosue Nasso (1894-1961), which was submitted in Jamaica, New York, on September 29, 1922. The application contains the demographic information for the applicant, including name, height, descriptions of forehead, eyes,…

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The patent drawing for a polishing machine for floors by Ercole Cavicchi. The application was filed on November 22, 1915, and it was patented on February 18, 1919. Ercole's son, Henry Francis Cavicchi (1896-1991), is one of the featured veterans in…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Plymouth County, Hingham, Massachusetts for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Norfolk County, Quincey City, Massachusetts, for 1910. The census divides the population by categories of sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or…

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The draft registration cards for Melvin Albert Hemmerle, who submitted on October 16, 1940, in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, home address, telephone number, age in years, date of…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Montgomery County, North Wales Borough, Pennsylvania, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether…

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The Twelfth United States Census records for Albany Ward 3, Albany, New York, for 1900. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm or house. The…

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The draft registration card for William Henry Oliver, who enlisted in the United States military for the second time during World War II. The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, telephone number, age, place of…

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The draft registration card for William Henry Oliver, who enlisted in the United States military during World War I. The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race,…

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The draft registration card for Willie Roberts (1892-1992), who enlisted in the United States military during World War I. The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth,…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for New York City, Borough of Queens for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or…

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The abstract of World War I military service for Settimo Sorci (1893-1989). The document includes Sorci’s surname, Christian name, Army serial number, whether White or Colored, home address, place of enlistment, place of birth, date of birth,…

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Certificate of marriage for Merrill Hart McGlamery and Julia Jane Galloway in Williamsburg, Virginia on December 24, 1944. McGlamery was living at the United States Naval Hospital at Fort Eustis, Virginia. The marriage certificate includes…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida for 1940. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, race, marital status, residence, home owned or rented, value of home or monthly rent, whether living on…

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The Population of the United States Census of Florida records for Dade County, Miami, Florida, for 1945. The census divides the population by name, address, sex, race, age, degree of education, birthplace, and occupation or business. A notable…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Hamilton County, Civil District No. 2, Tennessee for 1910. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented,…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Kings County, New York City, Borough of Brooklyn, New York, for 1910. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or…

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The Fifteenth United States census records for Double Run, Georgia in Hickox County for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is…

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Original photograph of handmade signs placed along a sidewalk outside the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to commemorate the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The signs contain various words of support, love and empathy. was held…

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Original photograph of memorial items at a vigil that was held for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The event was held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 445 South Magnolia Avenue in Orlando, Florida, on June 13, 2016.…

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Original photograph of a handmade sign placed at a vigil that was held for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The sign is reads, "If We Stand Together Hope Will Find A Way." The words are painted in black and the background is the colors of…

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Original photograph of a large crowd that gathered for a vigil that was held for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The event was held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 445 South Magnolia Avenue in Orlando, Florida, on…

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Original photograph of a banner displayed in the front of Orlando's City Hall building. The banner contains a photograph of the city skyline, Lake Eola and the hashtag phrase "#OrlandoUnited." The photo was taken during a vigil that was held for the…

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Original photograph of three bouquets of flowers laid on the ground at a vigil that was held for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The event was held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 445 South Magnolia Avenue in…

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Original photograph of Orlando Mayor John Hugh "Buddy" Dyer speaking at a vigil that was held for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The event was held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 445 South Magnolia Avenue in…

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Original aerial photograph of a vigil that was held for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The event was held at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 445 South Magnolia Avenue in Orlando, Florida, on June 13, 2016. A crowd is…

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Original photographs of a painting of a heart with the names of all the victims of a mass shooting that occurred at Pulse nightclub. The canvas painting was placed in front of the club as a tribute to the victims. Pulse was located at 1912 South…

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Original photographs of a mural painted on St. Matthew's Tavern in tribute to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. 49 white ribbons, each representing one of the victims, are hung on a palm tree next to the front door. Located at 1300 North…

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Original photographs of two rainbow flags placed in front of Pulse nightclub in memorial to the victims of the mass shooting that occurred there. The rainbow flag is a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride and the LGBT social…

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Original photograph of a sign in front of Pulse nightclub containing the club's name and logo. The sign is surrounded by candles, keepsakes, stuffed animals, photographs of victims, drawings, paintings, flowers, arts and crafts, which were placed in…

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Original photograph of a rainbow colored banner posted by the City of Orlando on a streetlight post on Orange Avenue, down the street from Pulse nightclub. The banner reads, "Orlando United. #OrlandoUnited. Downtown South". Pulse was located at 1912…

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Original photographs of two notices posted for mourners in front of Pulse nightclub after a mass shooting occurred there. Both notices contain a rainbow colored logo of the Lake Eola fountain in the bottom right corner with the caption,…

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Original photographs of a billboard in The Milk District of downtown Orlando, Florida. The mural features a portrait of singer-songwriter Marvin Gaye in front of a rainbow, along with a quote of his that says, "For only love can conquer hate." The…

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Original photographs of a temporary fence erected around Pulse nightclub after a mass shooting occurred there. The chain link fence contains a black tarp with messages written on it along with flags, posters, and other tribute items left there by…

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Original photograph of a large white cooler in front of Pulse nightclub. Messages are written on the cooler, which also has a sign taped to it that says, "FREE COLD WATER". Pulse was located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida. Pulse was…

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Original photographs of memorial items placed in front of Pulse nightclub in tribute to the victims of the mass shooting that occurred there. Among the items are photographs, stuffed animals, homemade signs, art, candles, banners, t-shirts, flags,…

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Original photographs of two groups of novena prayer candles placed in front of Pulse nightclub in tribute to the victims of the mass shooting that occurred there. Among the candles are keepsakes, stuffed animals, photographs of victims, drawings,…

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An oral history interview of Patty Sheehan, Orlando’s first openly gay city commissioner. The interview was conducted by Kalynn Smith at Sheehan’s offices at Orlando City Hall in Orlando, Florida, on April 11th, 2017. Some of the topics covered…

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A list of U.S. Army servicemen reporter either killed or missing during World War II. This particular page shows servicemen from Polk, Putnam, St. Johns, and St. Lucie Counties, Florida. A notable soldier listed in this record is First Lieutenant…

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An application for World War II Compensation completed by Edna Grace Morgan, the mother of First Lieutenant Frank Black Morgan (1920-1944). 1st Lt. Morgan was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, on January 28, 1920, to Samuel Morgan and Edna Grace…

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A memorial marker for First Lieutenant Frank Black Morgan (1920-1944) at Parker Presbyterian Cemetery in Parker, Pennsylvania. 1st Lt. Morgan was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, on January 28, 1920, to Samuel Morgan and Edna Grace Morgan. Samuel…

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A draft registration card for First Lieutenant Frank Black Morgan (1920-1944). 1st Lt. Morgan was born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, on January 28, 1920, to Samuel Morgan and Edna Grace Morgan. Samuel Morgan was a first generation American of Northern…

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Headstone for Private Ralph Brantley (1922-1944). Pvt. Brantley was born in Georgia in 1923, but had migrated to Spartanburg, South Carolina, by 1930. By 1940, he was residing in Jacksonville, Florida. Pvt. Brantley served in the 180th Infantry…

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The headstone inscription and interment record for Private Ralph Brantley (1922-1944). Pvt. Brantley was born in Georgia in 1923, but had migrated to Spartanburg, South Carolina, by 1930. By 1940, he was residing in Jacksonville, Florida. Pvt.…