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Agincourt Honor Roll, The
The story of this incredible battle of 1415 with a list of nearly 1,000 participants.
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Cromwell's 1649 Settlement of Ireland
Ron Wild describes the eviction of the Catholics and the Protestant plantation settlements.
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Golden Door, The
One hundred million North Americans have ancestors who passed through Ellis Island. Are you one of them?
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Heraldry Today
Robert Watt, Chief Herald of Canada, discusses the history and myths of heraldry and describes why it still has relevance today.
January/February 1998
Indentured Servants
Ron Wild describes how a significant proportion of early immigrants did not come for a better life but were sent as cheap labor.
September/October 1997
Letters Home
A number of letters from the last century sent by new immigrants to the folks back home.
January/February 1998
Map of Boston 1890
How the city looked a 100 years ago.
September/October 1997
Mayflower, The
Are you descended from the Mayflower settlers? Millions of people are. Learn how to prove a link.
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Memories of 1900
Now that the century is coming to an end, what was life like when it began?
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A list of about 700 archaic (or little used) names for people's trades and occupations.
July/August 1997
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Odd Jobs & Old Jobs
A list of some old titles for various occupations
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Petworth Emigrants, The
Although the trans-Atlantic passage was horrific for most poor people, a few wealthy benefactors tried to make conditions more humane.
September/October 1998
Slave Letters
Letters home from slaves who escaped to Canada describing their experiences.
November/December 1997
Spending Time In The Early 1900's
A decade-by-decade examination of the best bargains of the early 20th century.
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Rush to the West, The
Richard L. Hooverson tells the story of the westward migration prior to the building of the railroads.
March/April 1998

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