Monthly Archives: March 2012

1940 Census

At 12:01 A.M. Monday, April 2, 2012, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) will release the long-awaited 1940 Census data. After a seventy-two year wait for privacy reasons, the public will learn about ancestors who survived the Great Depression … Continue reading

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Secret Codes of the Underground Railroad

The last Saturday in February, the Pleasant Hill Quilting Group of Linden in Cass County presented an outstanding program for the public in Emory. Over 100 persons were in attendance to see the quilts those talented ladies made and learn … Continue reading

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Three D Travel

Early 19th Century travel was truly 3-D: difficult, dirty, and dangerous. Yet our ancestors took to the roads, such as they were, for numerous reasons. Some were looking for a new start, others left worn-out land behind, and some were … Continue reading

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