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The program for the 100 year memorial ceremony remembering Roderick Perry Taylor and the 564 persons who lost their lives on the R.M.S. Leinster. The event was put together by the Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. The four-page…

The Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. held a 100 year memorial on October 10, 2018, for Roderick Perry Taylor of Geneva, Florida, and the other 564 people who died on the R.M.S. Leinster when it was hit by three German torpedoes in…

Episode 34 of A History of Central Florida Podcast: Rollins Collegiate Wear. A History of Central Florida Podcast series explores Central Florida's history through the artifacts found in local area museums and historical societies. These podcasts can…

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Episode 40 of A History of Central Florida Podcast: Icons of Hate. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or…

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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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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 Fred White (1898-1919). 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 birth,…

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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 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 military service for John D. Watkins (1889-1918). The card includes Watkins' name, race, date and place of birth, units and ranks, death date and cause, and who was notified of his death. Though the card designates Watkins as white…

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The abstract of World War I military service for Luther Wade Pilcher (1898-1918). The document includes Pilcher’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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The abstract of World War I military service for Nelson Mullin (1887-1944). The document includes name, date and place of birth, race, units and ranks, dates overseas, and date of discharge. Born on July 21, 1887, in Camilla, Georgia, Mullin…

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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 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 affidavit of the master or commanding officer, or first or second officer, for the SS Lake Felicity, signed by Leo Davis as the master of the ship on January 22, 1920. On this voyage, the ship sailed from Matanzas, Cuba, to New York, New York.…

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Two American soldiers, presumably the Gormley brothers, with a woman during World War I. It is also likely that the woman photographed is a relative of the Gormleys. Charles Ernest Gormley and George Gormley were originally from Kansas, but moved to…

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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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The audience at the Geneva Community Center in Geneva, Florida. The three photographs were taken from the back of the room before a memorial program.The Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. held a 100 year memorial on October 10, 2018,…

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Auxiliary Remount Depot no. 333 at Camp Joseph E. Johnston in Jacksonville, Florida, in April 1918. The 305, 306, 307 and 308 Field Remount Squadrons are in formation on the parade grounds. A notable soldier in this segregated unit is Archie Hawkins…

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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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A postcard depicting the front gate of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, during the years in which it was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the French kings, photographs of the…

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A postcard depicting the lateral side of the North Tower of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, after it was burned and bombarded by the German Army in August 1914 during World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the…

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The certificate of deawth of Charles Crummer (1894-1934). He died in a veterans' hospital in Johnson City, Tennessee. The record includes the facility's name, as well as Crummer's name, age, race, and time and cause of death. Charles Crummer was born…

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The certificate of death for John W. Donaldson (1897-1946). John was admitted to the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kerr County, Texas, on February 9, 1946, for tuberculosis treatment. After arrival at the hospital, he suffered a cerebral…

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Charles Ernest Gormley, an American soldier, playing the clarinet during World War I. Gormley was originally from Kansas, but he moved to Sanford, Florida, with his family shortly before WWI. Gormley served alongside his brother, George Gormley, in…

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Photographs of Company G of the 105th Infantry taken between 1917 and 1919. 35 black and white photographs of men appear in seven rows. Below them is a numerical list of names corresponding to the photographs. A notable soldier featured is Charles…

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A 1918 draft list for Sandersville, Georgia. Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Those who were drafted reported to their local draft boards before traveling to camp for training. Each local board created forms to…

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A 1918 draft list for St. Augustine, Florida. Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Those drafted reported to their local draft boards and then traveled to camp, where they would be trained for and inducted into the…

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A 1918 draft list for Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida. Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft in 1917 and 1918. Those who were drafted reported to their local draft boards and then traveled to camp, where they were inducted into 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,…

Antuono Draft Registration Card.jpg
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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The draft registration card for Andrew Jackson (1893-1937). Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918. The cards recorded name, age, date and place of birth, race, and occupation, and a corresponding registrar's card…

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The draft registration card for Commodore Isaac Murray (1896?-1947). Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft between 1917 and 1918. The cards recorded name, age, date and place of birth, race, and occupation, and a corresponding…

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The draft registration card for Thomas Robert Savage (1892-1941). Approximately 24 million men registered for the draft between 1917-1918. The cards recorded name, age, date and place of birth, race, and occupation, and a corresponding registrar's…

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The draft registration card for Bert Collier Davison (1892-1945). 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…

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The draft registration card for Charles James McLaren (1891-1988). 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…

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The draft registration card for Buster Williams (1887-1945). 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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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 draft registration card for Robert Gerlach, who enlisted in the United States Army 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 Archie Hawkins (1902 – 1989). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, age, home address, date of birth, place of birth, race, citizenship, father's birthplace, name and place of…

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The draft registration card for Rufe Goins, 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 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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Estevan Rojo placing a wooden panel while building a house. An unidentified man stands behind him, holding the end of the piece of wood. A first generation American, Rojo joined the United States Army during the First World War. He served as a…

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Estevan Rojo dressed in his military uniform sits in between his standing children. A first generation American, Rojo joined the United States Army during the First World War. He served as a wagoner in the 119th Field Artillery. During the war, the…

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A page from the Ferris Institute yearbook from 1907. The page features a black and white photograph of the September shorthand class, group 1. A notable student pictured is Jane "Jennie" Margaret Gadde (1888-1963), who earned a degree in…

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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 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 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 person…

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George Gormley, an American soldier, playing the clarinet during World War I. Gormley was originally from Kansas, but he moved to Sanford, Florida, with his family shortly before WWI. Gormley served alongside his brother, Charles Ernest Gormley, in…

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A newspaper article published by The Central Florida Press on June 20, 1930. The article describes a trip made by Florida Gold Star Mother Mrs. Paul T. Butler to Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial in Belleau, France, to visit the grave of her…

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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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A history written by Helen Leinhart chronicling the history of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler, Lillian Lee Lawton, Mattie…

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A history written by Lillian Della Lee Lawton (1882-1977) chronicling the history of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), which was founded in 1906 as the Oviedo Magazine Club by seven charter members: H. B. McCall, Edith Meade, Georgia Lee Wheeler,…

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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 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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A newspaper article published in The Tampa Bay Times on June 22, 1944. The article reported about funeral services for John T. Cowsert, who served as a soldier during the Mexican Border War and the First World War. He joined the United States Army as…

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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 list of persons in Clearwater, Florida, who failed to submit questionnaires regarding conscription to the Adjutant General of Florida. The document is dated January 30, 1918. Local draft boards sent out a sixteen-page questionnaire, which asked…

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Dressed in his United States Marine uniform, Luther Wade Pilcher (1898-1918) poses on a chair in front of a backdrop of the United States Capitol. On his left breast is a rifle expert marksmanship badge. His rank at the time of the photo, corporal,…

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A newspaper article describing the opening of Bert Davison’s new tire store in St. Petersburg, Florida. The article pinpoints the location of the store on the corner of Ninth Street North and Ninth Avenue. It was published in the St. Petersburg…

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A schematic map of the Air Service Production Center #2 at the Romorantin Aerodrome. The Aerodrome is located about sixty miles south of the city of Orleans in France’s Loire River valley. John Conaway (1892-1955) and his unit, the 803rd Aero…

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A postcard depicting a British tank from the Mark series used during World War I. The insignia indicates that the tank was captured by German forces. This postcard is part of a collection of postcards kept by Lucile Campbell, a schoolteacher in…

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The marriage license and certificate of marriage for John W. Donaldson and Archie K. Hughes, who were married in Winter Haven, Florida, on March 26, 1924. Because Archie was under 21 at the time of marriage, her mother had to sign a consent…

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Three stands displaying six photographs on stage at the Geneva Community Center in Geneva, Florida. The first stand has a photograph of the headstone of Roderick Perry Taylor and an American flag. The second stand has photographs of Taylor and…

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A red, white and blue memorial wreath placed on a stand displaying a photograph of a headstone and an American flag.The Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc. held a 100 year memorial on October 10, 2018, for Roderick Perry Taylor of…

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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 of Luticia Lee, with her daughter, Cathy Lee Dingle. Lee was born in Sanford, Florida, where her mother bought a grocery store on First Street at half-interest in 1910. Lee's mother graduated from Sanford High School in 1913 and Lee…

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On November 11, 1924, Armistice Day, the Orlando Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) dedicated a granite marker to the soldiers from Orange County, Florida, who died in World War I. The idea was conceived by the then-regent of…

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A postcard depicting a panorama of the destruction of Longwy, France, following the Battle of the Ardennes during World War I. The battle was part of the Battle of Frontiers, a series of battles fought on the eastern border of France at the start of…

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

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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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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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The posting of the colors ceremony at the Geneva Community Center in Geneva, Florida. Three men stand behind the recently mounted flags to the left of a white podium with a red, white and blue ribbon.The Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society,…

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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 postcard depicting the broken vaults and stained glass windows of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, during the years in which it was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the…

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A postcard depicting the lateral face of the south tower of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, during the years in which it was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the French…

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A postcard depicting the interior of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims, or Our Lady of Reims, during the years in which it was bombarded by the German Army in World War I. Originally the site of the coronation of the French kings, photographs of the…

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Episode 3 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Serving the Community: The New Deal Post Office of Cocoa Florida. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These…

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Episode 50, Part 2 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: An Interview with Paul Ortiz. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the…

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A newspaper article published in The Airscout's Snapshot on October 2, 1918. The column, entitled "S.O.L.", was devoted to “real, honest-to-gosh photographers.” A notable soldier mentioned in the article is James Normal Ball (1890-1940), who the…

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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…