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The draft registration card for Edward John Seidel (1915-1996). 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…

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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 draft registration card for Sellers Boynton Rogers (1917-1996). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, home address, telephone number, age in years, date of birth, place of birth, name of person who will…

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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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A 45 RPM vinyl record single of the song, "Hello Frisco!," recorded by Alice Green and Edward Hamilton for the Victor Talking Machine Company in 1915. The song was written by Gene Buck and Louis A. Hirsch. A notable "machinist" for the Victor Talking…

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Confidential document describing valorous acts conducted in Vietnam between 1969 and 1970. The 15th Medical Battalion received the Valorous Unit Award for treating casualties in the heat of battle and experiencing no injures to any of the medical…

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Clarence Huston Pygman (1898-1988) and Alverna V. Nellis wearing colorful Poly Leis. Born on June 27, 1898, Pygman registered for the draft in September of 1918. At the time, he worked as a timekeeper for the Wabash Railroad Company. He entered the…

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Clarence Huston Pygman (1898-1988) and Sylvia Hummel in front of a tree and three automobiles. The two were married in December of 1923. This image, donated by Maggie Neidigh, was taken the same month. Born on June 27, 1898, Pygman registered for the…

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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 draft registration card for Otto Oscar Zwicker (1899-1992). 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…

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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 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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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 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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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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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 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 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 USS Okaloosa (APA-219) between 1940 and 1949. A Haskell-class attack transport, which previously saw action in the Battle of Okinawa, by 1948, the ship was used mainly for giving cruises to members of the reserve to areas such as Bermuda, Puerto…

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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 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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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 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 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 draft registration card for Richard Clifton Jones (1921-1995). 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…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Poca, Kanawha, West Virginia, 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 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 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 war diary of William Graf Eppright (1923-1945). The diary records Eppright's activity between August 8 and August 10, 1945, which was the date that he was killed in action. The document was declassified on December 31, 2012. Born on May 3, 1923,…

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The draft registration card for William Graf Eppright (1923-1945). 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…

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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…

US Marine Muster Roll Apr 1951 Denico.jpg
A unit diary for the United States Marine Corps in April of 1951. The muster roll describes the journey that Elmer B. Denico Jr. (1928-2002) took to get to Korea. Transferring in San Francisco, Denico sailed on the USS General Mann (TAP-112), a troop…

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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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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 draft registration card for Felix A. Prendota (1895-1988). The card contains the demographic information for the soldier including name, telephone number, age, place of birth, date of birth, name and address of person who will always know your…

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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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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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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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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 draft registration card for Earl Henry Patterson (1898-1971). 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…

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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 Fifteenth United States Census records for Clay Magisterial District, Magnolia County, West Virginia, for 1930. The census divides the population into categories of name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house,…

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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 Fifteenth United States Census records for Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 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 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 USS Orion between 1970 and 1979. The second Orion (AS-18) was laid down on July 31, 1941, at the Moore Dry Dock Comaony, in Oakland, California, launched on June 24 1942, sponsored by Mrs. Robert A. White, and commissioned on September 30,…

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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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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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The USS Deliver (ARS-23) departing from the Navy Yard, Mare Island, on March 25, 1946. The mission of the USS Deliver after World War II was an occupation and China service in the Far East. In July 1946, the USS Deliver was assigned to Joint Task…

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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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The draft registration card for William Richard King (1927-1992). 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…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for Clark District, Harrison County, West Virginia, 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 Fifteenth United States Census records for Queens Borough, New York City, 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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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 Fifteenth United States Census records for East Orange, 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 owned or rented,…

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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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The United States of America Petition for Citizenship and Naturalization Card for Fred O. Kalinchuk (1896-1994). The form includes the name, residence, occupation, race, place of birth, marital status and children, last foreign residence, date of…

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A newspaper article published in Florida Today on June 1, 1988. The article discusses Elmer Farrow Hurst’s dying wish to be buried at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Born on February 13, 1921, in Cabool, Missouri, Hurst joined the…

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The Fifteenth United States Census records for the Township of Aurora in Lawrence County, Missouri, 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 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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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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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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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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The veterans compensation application for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for William Bain Handwerk (1921-1996). The document authorized the state to compensate veterans native to Pennsylvania at the time of their enlistment. The form includes the…

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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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The Korean War Unknown Soldier joins the two candidates from World War II aboard the USS Canberra. The Tomb of the Unknowns, which is also known as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, is a monument dedicated to United States service members who have…

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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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A page from the St. Charles High School yearbook from 1951. The page features the St. Charles High School Freshman and Sophomore football team. A notable student pictured is Jerry Bumgarner (1935-1983). Born on November 8, 1935, in St. Charles,…

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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 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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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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Born in Savannah, Georgia, on March 12, 1927, Bagby served in the United States Army from November 8, 1950, to November 7, 1952, during the Korean War. In addition to being scholars, much of the Bagby family served in the military. Bagby completed…

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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 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 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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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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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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Daily Personnel Diary for the USS Astoria. 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 Willard Kenneth…

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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 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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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 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…