I am trying to discover the family truth of history. They came to America as Irish slaves. They were brought by the ship and sold over and over again.
I try to save my work every few minutes because it gets erased often. However, I often get this message when I try to save and it prevents me from hitting the save button. I realize I can try going to the next or previous page and it will prompt me to save work, but this is not very satisfactory solution since it happens so often on a single… Show more
I cannot get more comments to load. I select a community (Military Records or Genealogy). After scrolling down to the bottom of the comments, I click the More button. It will then say "Loading" with its associated circular icon. Unfortunately, it never stops saying "Loading", even after letting it try for minutes at a time. Both Chrome and… Show more
I am trying to find a copy of a telegram from President Truman to General Douglas MacArthur where he instructs MacArthur and Admiral Nimitz to be "politically correct" during the surrender of Japan. I've heard claims that this was found at the Truman Library? I searched the online collections there but didn't find anything. Thank you!
My family's boats were used on the Chesapeake Bay -- G.A.C., Haddie J Bradshaw, and the W.E.Bradshaw.
Hi to both my fellow Citizen Archivist Transcribers, to National Archives/NARA staffers, and to anyone else who might see this message. For some months now, I have been working on a National Archives Catalog File Unit -- this one: https://catalog.archives.gov/id/5954410 -- with some other Transcribers (most-recently, one whose username is… Show more
I am trying to find burial information for my great great grandfather, Benjamin Walker Kimsey Brians, who died in Los Angeles in 1907. Specifically, what cemetery is he buried at? Thanks.
I am the historian at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Va. We're taking a closer look at the role of race in our history, including identifying rectors and vestry members who were engaged in slavery, either owning or renting slaves. The construction of our church took place in 1817-1818 and my guess is that the builder, Jeremiah… Show more
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