OK, I'm trying to get a mental picture of how the Land Office did business in the mid- to late- 19th century. I'm not so much looking for a specific record of a claim, as trying to get a miner's eye view of how this all worked. What I have so far is that miners would rush into an area based on a strike, or rumors of a strike, or possibility of… Show more
My cousin has a WWII poster sized photo of our uncle’s parachute team that has been rolled up for decades. Can you suggest a good person/organization who can safely unroll it without damaging it? My cousin lives near Riverside in California.
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I have heard that land entry case files contain useful information for people doing genealogical research. What kind of information does it contain, and how do I request one?
I am currently transcribing and editing early 17th and 18th century court documents for the County of Ulster. I notice that there appears to be some kind of symbol that looks like a q or g. Does anyone know the significance of this?
Land Records on Archives.gov The Misadventures of a Soldier and His Bounty-Land Warrant
I am seeking land entry files for Rudolph HUNZEKER in Pawnee county Nebraska where might I find these records?
How to query the NARA database to find RG 226 entries. I have found entries 210 through 220. I am looking for others such as Entry 154, Box 21 "Teams In Yugoslavia". Or RG-226, Entry 190, Box 660, File 985 "Capt Conrad G. Selvig, Report on Activity in Jugoslavia". Etc. Thanks.
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There is some question about Illinois being the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment on June 10, 1919. Wisconsin followed the Illinois vote by one hour and Michigan voted to ratify later that day. But the Illinois vote later needed to be re-certified because of a slight problem of wording used. Technically, Illinois is still listed as… Show more
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The Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress has released the digital edition of the Carrie Chapman Catt Papers. The collection consists of approximately 9,500 items (11,851 images), most of which were digitized from 18 microfilm reels. Included are diaries, correspondence, speeches and articles, subject files, and miscellaneous items,… Show more