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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Rochester, 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 Fifteenth United State census records for New Jersey, Union County, Summit, Ward 1, 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 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 First Marine Division shoulder patch, originally authorized to be worn by members of units who served with or were attached to the Division in the Pacific during World War II. The patch was the first to be approved in that war and specifically…

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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 city directory for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for 1956. This public record served to provide an alphabetical list of citizens by head of household, their address, and relevant occupational information. A spouse’s name is listed next to the head…

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The Fourteenth United States Census records for Cheboygan, Michigan, for 1920. The census divides the population by names of residents at same address, relationship of person enumerated to the head of the family, whether home owned or rented, if…

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The Fourteenth United States Census records for Effingham, Illinois, for 1920. The census divides the population by names of residents at same address, relationship of person enumerated to the head of the family, whether home owned or rented, if…

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A page from The Press and Sun-Bulletin in Binghamton, New York, from December 16, 1946. Two photographs and two captions describe the arrival of seven German women to New York from Berlin with their American military partners. The image entitled…

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A page from the 1940 Gulf High School yearbook in New Port Richey, Florida. Three cheerleaders pose in a black and white photograph at the top of the page with their names listed below. A notable student who appears on the yearbook page is Leland…

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A newspaper article published in The Gulfport Daily Herald on February 19, 1919. The article describes the capture of Alexander Roberts by German troops, his subsequent imprisonment and his safe return home. Born on October 13, 1895 in Mexico City,…

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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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Two pages of church records from the Hicksite Quaker Church. Before his marriage in 1922, Charles Henry Craig (1896-1982) was admitted to the Hicksite Quaker Church on November 21, 1922. The application is included in these records. Craig was born on…

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A stained glass image of the RCA Corporation logo, which appeared on the Nipper Building in Camden, New Jersey. The dog in the image, dubbed “Nipper,” is listening to a Victor Talking Machine. A notable "machinist" for the Victor Talking Machine…

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Hylon Oliver Broadbrook (1893-1973) in the summer of 1897. Born on March 24, 1893, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Broadbrook was the son of John and Laura Broadbrook. He enlisted in the United States Army on May 21, 1913, prior to the outbreak of World…

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Document providing information about Arthur Joseph Holmes (1923-1942), one of the soldiers memorialized on the Wall of the Missing at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in Fort Bonifacio, Metro Manila, within the boundaries of the former Fort…

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The index of marriages for California for 1951. A notable person listed in this record is Frieda M. Wond and her husband, Conrad H. Lambrecht. Born on August 31, 1913, in Gelsencherkin, Germany, Lambrecht immigrated with her family to the United…

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The Index to Births for the state of Massachusetts from 1946 through 1950. The index lists the names those born, the year and town in which they were born, and the volume and page in which the record appears. A notable resident listed in the record…

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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 individual casualty questionnaire for the Unites States Army Air Forces on March 16, 1944. The Missing Air Crew Report was organized in response to the status of the 12th Air Force, 320th Bombardment Group, 441th Bomb Squadron, which left from…

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The interment card for Eddie Landrum (1899-1937). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in national cemeteries. They provide the details of name, birth, rank, serial number, units and wars served in, enlistment, discharge, death,…

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The interment control form for Andrew Jackson (1893-1937). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in United States national cemeteries. The card provides information such as name, rank, serial number, company, regiment and other service…

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The interment control form for Will Johnson (1889-1942). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in national cemeteries. They provide the details of name, rank, serial number, unit(s) and war(s) served in, discharge, death, interment date,…

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The interment control form for Joseph Williams (1895-1942). Interment cards are control forms for burial lots in United States national cemeteries. The card provides information such as name, rank, serial number, company, regiment and other service…

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The introduction for Representative Louis Frey, Jr.'s (1934-) speech before the American Legion on June 30, 1973. Rep. Frey served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1969 to 1979. He was on several committees during his time in office,…

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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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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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A page from the 1960 City Directory for Joliet, Illinois. The directory lists the names of the head of the household and the name of his wife if the man is married. The directory also describes the occupation and place of employment of the head of…

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A page from the 1955 City Directory for Lansing, Michigan. The public record served to provide an alphabetical list of citizens by head of household, their address, and relevant occupational information. A spouse’s name is listed next to the head…

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A letter of correspondence from Charles James McLern (1891-1988) to the Northern Pacific Railway Company in 1936. When he initially applied to work for the company, McLaren claimed he was two years older than he was in order to be eligible for an…

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A letter of correspondence from David Moniac to his sister on November 14, 1822. In the letter, Moniac explains to his sister that he is resigning from his appointment as Brevet Second Lieutenant in the Sixth United States Infantry of the United…

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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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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 outward-bound passenger list of the USNS Henry Gibbins, which was a transport ship active in the Korean War. The document lists the passenger's family name, United States passport number, place of birth, date and place of naturalization, the…

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A page from the Logansport High School Yearbook in Logansport, Indiana, in 1935. The page contains images of the graduating seniors with their names listed along the right hand side in addition to a small statement about each student. A notable…

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A page from the Lyons Township High School yearbook from 1937. The public high school is located in La Grange, Illinois. The page contains a partial list of students from the school, their personal quotes and their extracurricular activities. A…

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The manifest of the in-bound passenger list for the ship General Maurice Rose. The ship sailed from Southampton, England, to New York, New York, in May 1955. Joan V. Harris, wife of Homer Duke Harris, and their daughter are listed as passengers. A…

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The marriage license and certificate of marriage for Lester Magrath and Hazel Snyder, who were married on July 3, 1943. Magrath was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 6, 1921, to Louise and Clifton Magrath. After graduating high school, he…

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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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The city directory for Middletown, New York, for 1945. This public record served to provide an alphabetical list of citizens by head of household, their address, and relevant occupational information. A spouse’s name is listed next to the head of…

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A newspaper article from the Columbus Daily Enquirer, a newspaper from Columbus, Georgia. It is dated May 10, 1942. The article announces the marriage of Edward Patrick Conners and Lola Beatrice. Edward Patrick Conners was born on March 17, 1916, in…

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A newspaper article published in The Sheboygan Press, on May 21, 1926. The article describes the marriage between Robert W. Gerlach and Evelyn Bell Rehm, including the wedding attire, decor, roles, and the honeymoon. Born on November 29, 1896, in…

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The Muster Roll of Officers and Enlisted Men of the United States Marine Corps, detailing the Marine personnel at the General Supply Company, Fifth Field Depot station in the Pacific in July of 1945. The majority of names on the muster roll are…

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Page of the muster roll of the crew of the U.S. Navy Yard, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The document lists the names, field or service number, present rating, date of enlistment, and first date received on board. The roll was compiled on June 30, 1942. A…

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A page from the 1958 City Directory for Nashville, Tennessee. The public record served to provide an alphabetical list of citizens by head of household, their address, and relevant occupational information. A spouse’s name is listed next to the…

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The USS Orizaba leaving port to carry troops to France in 1918. During World War I, she carried over 15,000 soldiers to France. After the war ended she carried another 30,000 back home until she was decommissioned on September 4, 1919. Crozier…

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A newspaper clipping from The Miami News on May 24, 1962. Below a photograph of Otto Oscar Zwicker (1899-1992) is an announcement that he has joined the sales staff of Hamilton Realty, Inc. Born in Wheeling, West Virginia, on April 7, 1899, Zwicker…

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The officers and men of the USS Carola at the Chateau Barracks in Brest, France, in June 1919. Built as a steam yacht in 1885 in Culzean, Scotland, the ship was acquired by the United States Navy on June 10, 1917. It was commissioned USS Carola IV…

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An oral history interview of Frank V. Boffi (b. 1922), who served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1945 and again from 1948 to 1952. Boffi was born in Cranston, Rhode Island, on May 18, 1922. He served during both World War II and the Korean War, and…

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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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This passenger list for the Irénée Du Pont on October 8, 1942. Otis F. 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…

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The passenger list of organizations and casuals for the SS Aurania on January 8, 1918. The document includes the soldier's number, name, rank, regiment, corps or department, emergency contact, and address. A notable soldier listed in the record is…

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The passenger list of organizations and casuals departing from Hoboken, New Jersey, in 1918. The document includes the soldier's number, name, rank, regiment, corps or department, emergency contact, and address. A notable passenger listed in the…

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The passenger list of organizations and casuals for the Leviathan from Brest, France, to Hoboken, New Jersey, on August 6, 1919. The document includes the soldier's number, name, rank, regiment, corps or department, emergency contact, and address. On…

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An outgoing Army passenger list from Hoboken, New Jersey in 1918. The United States Army Transport Service (ATS) compiled records of all person who passed through United States and foreign ports via ATS ships, incoming as well as outgoing.…

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The passenger list for Colored Company D of the 546th Engineers. The company departed from New York, New York for France on September 25, 1918 on board the SS Oxfordshire. Commodore Isaac Murray (1896?-1947) (fourth from top) was part of this company…

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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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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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Paul and Margaret Hardy celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on January 15, 1953. The couple are standing in front of a cake with a bride and groom cake topper. Three children appear in the bottom left corner of the photograph. Born on December…

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A newspaper article published in The Times Herald on August 9, 1929. The article describes Bryce Lafave (1920-1996), a young boy who underwent mastoid operation surgery two weeks before publication. Born on November 22, 1920, in Bay City, Michigan,…

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The Personnel Diary of the United States Navy, featuring the enlisted sailors on board the USS Paricutin. The muster roll lists the names, field or service number, ranking and change description on June 8, 1951. A notable person listed is Charles…

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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 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 newspaper article published by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on April 15, 1943. The article reveals promotions and transfers within the military for local individuals, listing the names of those who have a promotion or transfer, and sometimes…

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The city directory for Providence, Rhode Island, for 1941. This public record served to provide an alphabetical list of citizens by head of household, their address, and relevant occupational information. A spouse’s name is listed next to the head…

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The register of burial card for Clyde Emerson (1890-1919). One side of the card describes where Emerson was originally buried and lists his emergency address, while the other gives the location of his reinterment. His body was reinterred after the…

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A page from the register of officers and cadets for the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1819. A notable cadet listed is David Moniac, who is listed as a cadet. David Moniac was born in 1802, near Pinchona Creek, in present-day…

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A page from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's 1936 yearbook. The page lists students in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Five black and white photographs are displayed below the alphabetized list of students. Founded in 1824, Rensselaer…

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The Report of Changes listing the Navy personnel on the USS Beaverhead on March 8, 1946. The form includes the names and ranks of the personnel on board the final report. The Navy decommissioned the ship after more than a year of service in the…

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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 Report of Changes listing the Navy personnel on the USS Springfield on September 9, 1944. The form includes the name, service number, rank, date and place of enlistment, and the branch of service for each person. A notable person listed in the…

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A section of the Congressional Record of the 1976 Republican Party platform, continued from a previous page. This section contains the platform on unemployment insurance, senior citizens, veterans, and urban development. For veterans, he platform…

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A newspaper article in the Cumberland Sunday Times, announcing the wedding of Richard McElwee, Jr. and Mary Lou Milleson. The couple's son, Richard Paul McElwee, was born in Cumberland, Maryland, on August 26, 1947. He either enlisted or was drafted…

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An excerpt from a newspaper article published in The Miami News on November 19, 1944. The excerpt describes the service of Sellers Boynton Rogers (1917-1996), who is described a “medical aid man,” known commonly today as a Combat Medic. Born on…

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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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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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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Lafayette County, 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 a farm,…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Cusseta, Chattahoochee County, Georgia, 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 Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 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 a…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Edgewater Park, New Jersey, 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 a farm,…

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A Sixteenth United States census record for Garrett, Maryland for 1940. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, status of the house (farm, own, rent), and…

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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 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 Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Hoboken, New Jersey, 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 a farm, other…

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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 Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Lafayette County, 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 a farm,…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Lawrence Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, 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…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Lincoln Park City, Wayne County, Michigan, 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…

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The Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Monte Llano, Caye Province, 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…

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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 Sixteenth Unites States Census records for Richmond City, New York, Queens Borough, New York, in 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 Sixteenth United States Census records for Staten Island, Richmond Borough, 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…

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The Sixteenth United States Census records for Wood-Ridge, Bergen County, New Jersey, 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 by The Pittsburgh Press on June 19, 1896. The article addresses various events that are going on in Pittsburgh society. Of particular interest is the piece on the “Wild West” show with Thomas Morrow Pringle, who is…

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The State of Ohio marriage record for Alexander Lard Lucas (1893-1989) and Anna Thurman. The marriage license was filed and issued on June 27, 1918. Born in Satilla Mills, Georgia, on June 6, 1893, Lucas moved to Jacksonville, Florida, as a teenager.…