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Harry Gittelman, 1930 US Census, Ancestry.jpg
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 Twelfth United States Census records for Camden County, Georgia, 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 census also…

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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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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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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 statue known as "The Mariner", which was erected in 1978 by Earl J. LaPan (1908-1996). The fourteen-foot statue was created for the Mariner Bank in 1978, who paid $18,000 for it. When the bank closed, the statue was loaded by crane and moved to…

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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 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 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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A magazine article published by The Air Force Official Service Journal in May of 1943. The article describes an instituted policy of filming important surgical operations performed at the Base Hospital at Wendover Field, Utah. The first filmed…

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A page from the 1958 City Directory for Canton, New York. The directory lists the names of the head of the household and in the case of a married man, the name of his wife. The directory also gives shorthand descriptions of the occupation and place…

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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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A newspaper article published in The Hartford Courant, on September 19, 1963. The article describes a dozen employees of the New Departure Division of General Motors reaching their 25 years of service. The workers' length of service qualified them…

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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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A page from the Benjamin Franklin High School Yearbook in Rochester, New York, in 1940. The page contains images of the students with their names, home addresses, and clubs and organizations they participated in. A notable student listed is Richard…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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A newspaper article published in The Tennessean, on December 9, 1928. The article describes a mail plane that was crashed by Eugene Fricks. Although the plane hit a stump, Fricks escaped the incident with only a small laceration to the face and…

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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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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 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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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 Eighth Census Population for Williamsburg, Whitley County, Kentucky, for 1860. The census divides the population by dwelling, name, age, sex, color, profession/occupation, value of real estate, value of personal estate, place of birth, martial…

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The Eighth United States Census records for Sumterville, Sumter County, Florida, for 1860. The census divides the population by name, age, sex, color, birthplace, occupation of males over age fifteen, the value of real estate and personal estate, if…

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The Thirteenth United States Census records for Springdale, Lincoln County, South Dakota, for 1910. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm or…

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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 Fifteenth United States Census records for North Braddock, 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 the home is owned or…

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The Thirteenth United States Census for Orange, Liberty, Florida, for 1910. The census divides the population by sex, race, age, marital status, number of children, occupation, literacy, whether they owned or rented, farm or house, if they were a…

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A page from the United States Military Academy at West Point's 1942 yearbook. Three cadets are featured on the page. A notable soldier listed is Robert Clark Kates (1918-1996). Born on March 6, 1918, in Newark, New Jersey, Kates served a long career…

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A statue known as "Bucking Horses", which was erected in 1962, by Earl J. LaPan (1908-1996). It was commissioned by the First Federal bank, and located in front of its Lake Park, Florida, location. Due to lack of repair, one of the horses fell during…

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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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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…

Radivoy, 1945 City Directory, Ancestry.jpg
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…

1958 City Directory Nashville Homer Harris.jpg
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 Mount Vernon after she was torpedoed by a German submarine on September 5, 1918 in the eastern Atlantic. The torpedoe killed 36 men. The ship made port the next day in Brest, France, where she was given a temporary patch. It is possible that…

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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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The USS Leviathan at harbor in 1918. The ship was acquired from Germany by the United States Navy in 1917, serving as a troop transport ship until it was decommissioned on October 29, 1919. Fred White (1898-1919) and the 547th Engineer Service…

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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.…

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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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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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A page from the 1960 City Directory for St. Charles, Illinois. 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 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 Twelfth United States census records for Union, Suwannee, Florida, 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 census…

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A newspaper advertisement published in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on May 3, 1990. The advertisement is for an open house from Eye Care Associates. A notable doctor who worked for the company was Dr. Leroy Joseph Zavada. (1926-2009). Born on November…

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A newspaper article published in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on October 22, 1918. The article reports that Wesley John Zimmerman (1893-1990) was wounded on the first day of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive on September 26, 1918. He was attached to the…

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A newspaper article published by The Naples Daily News on September 9, 1971. The article describes William Woznak (1919-1997) and his wife Elizabeth's plans to construct a new townhouse complex called Madison Manor. Born on August 5, 1919, in…

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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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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 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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The abstract of World War I military service for John M. Antuono (1894 – 1992). The document includes Antuono’s surname, Christian name, Army serial number, whether White or Colored, home address, place of enlistment, place of birth, date of…

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The abstract of World War I military service for Private Max Blum. The document includes Blum’s surname, Christian name, Army serial number, whether White or Colored, home address, place of enlistment, place of birth, date of birth, organizations…

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Handwritten compiled military service records for volunteer soldiers who served in organizations from the State of Florida during the Florida Indian Wars from 1835-1858. The document records the soldier's name, unit served, length of service, war…

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The abstract of World War II military service for Joseph W. Radivoy (1921-1995). The document includes Radivoy's name, home address, date of enlistment, the artillery he enlisted in, the number of years enlisted, how he was separated from active…

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The abstract of military service for Carl Oscar Anderson (1893-1918). The card includes Anderson's name, age, race, serial number, place of birth, unit and ranks, death date and cause

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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 abstract of World War I military service for Nelson Phelps (1899-1989). The abstract features Phelp’s name and service number, his enlistment location and date, his age at entrance, current rank, home address, duty stations and time periods of…

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The abstract of World War I military service for Amasa Edward Hoyt Jr. The document includes Hoyt's name, Army serial number, race, residence, where he enlisted, place of birth, birth date or age, organizations served in, grades, engagements, wounds,…

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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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The draft registration card for Edwin Clay Bagby. 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 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 Fifteenth United States Census records for New Port Richey, Pasco County, Florida, 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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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 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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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 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 widow's claim for pension for Letty Buchanan. The government record served to prove relationships and dependency for widow’s of those who died in the American Civil War. It contains specifics about how the couple met, who wed them, where they…

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Certificate of marriage for Willie Roberts and Ruth Plessley in Bradford County, Florida, on November 10, 1920. An affidavit representative affirms the legitimacy of the marriage between the groom and bride, detailing their age at the time of…

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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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The Fifteenth United States census records for Miami, Florida, 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, value of…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Middletown Township in Delaware County, 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 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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A newspaper article published in The Fort Lauderdale News on July 2, 1965. The article describes a Sunday brunch at the Barefoot Mailman Hotel held by Wesley John Zimmerman (1893-1990) and his wife to entertain a group of neighbors. Born on August…

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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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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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The Fifteenth United States census records for North Bergen Township, Hudson County, 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…

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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 draft registration card for Charles Crummer (1894-1934). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race, citizenship, trade or occupation, number of dependents,…

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A newspaper article published in The Decatur Herald on July 30, 1953. The article discusses the promotion of three employees of the Decatur General Electric Company plant. One of the men, Arthur Herman Huisken Jr. (1919-1996), was promoted from…

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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 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 historic Windsor Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida around 1903. Originally built in 1875, the hotel burnt down in a 1901 fire that consumed much of the city's downtown. It was rebuilt and added to throughout the years, but eventually demolished in…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Elizabeth City, Union County, 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 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 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 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 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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A postcard depicting the Veterans Hospital and Administration building at night in Bay Pines, Florida. Construction for present-day Buildings 1, 2, and 13, as well as a gatehouse and an employee living quarters, was completed in 1933. Originally…

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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 Fifteenth United States census records for Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine, 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…