Daily Archives: May 22, 2019

A Whale Shark Cooperates with the Diver Saving Him – YouTube Video

YouTube comes up with some interesting suggestions some days – A Whale Shark Cooperates with the Diver Saving Him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYxsoLELIuI (about 1:28 minutes long).

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Smithsonian Channel – Featured Vlogger of the Week May 22, 2019

For some reason when I tried to post it recently, it included a text box that I hadn’t added. I chose the Smithsonian YouTube channel as the Featured Vlogger of the Week May 22, 2019 –  https://m.youtube.com/user/smithsonianchannel. It has over … Continue reading

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Transcribe the military records of African American soldiers in the American Civil War – Zooniverse

I saw this recently – Transcribe the military records of African American soldiers in the American Civil War: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/usct/african-american-civil-war-soldiers Due to the number of volunteers who have already helped, The volunteer response was so great that we have already finished transcribing the … Continue reading

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See Historical Events Your Ancestors Lived Through and More—FamilySearch Update

I saw this on FamilySearch earlier today – See Historical Events Your Ancestors Lived Through and More—FamilySearch Update: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/historical-events-detail-view/. When we learn about historical events in our ancestors’ lives, we can better understand who they were. I recently read my grandfather’s … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Free Access to Military Records – MyHeritage Ends May 28, 2019

In my daily check of Some of the Places I Find Articles, I noticed that MyHeritage was offering free access to military records – Memorial Day: Free Access to Military Records – MyHeritage Ends May 28, 2019: https://blog.myheritage.com/2019/05/memorial-day-free-access-to-military-records/. Next week … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – May 21, 2019

I saw this earlier on Ancestry.com today – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – May 21, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. I am including the latest updates since May 17, 2019. New and Updated   UPDATED Florida, County Marriage Records, 1823-1982 5/21/2019 … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019

I saw this this afternoon on BillionGraves – 10 Ways to Honor Your Ancestors at the Cemetery on Memorial Day – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays May 21, 2019: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/05/21/10-ways-to-honor-your-ancestors-at-the-cemetery-on-memorial-day/. For those not familiar, Memorial Day is a U. S. holiday celebrated … Continue reading

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What a mental illness can teach you about your mental health — Thought Food

Here’s a paradox: My mental health improved after I developed a mental illness. When I am not symptomatic (which is a lot of the time) my mental health is fantastic. It is possibly better than that of many people who … Continue reading

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More than 13 million documents online – Arolsen Archives International Center on Nazi Persecution

I saw this recently as part of my search for World War II articles – More than 13 million documents online: https://arolsen-archives.org/en/news/more-than-13-million-documents/. People from all over the world can now conduct research online to discover the fates of victims of … Continue reading

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Apple Water Tower, Jackson, Ohio – Weirdness Wednesdays May 22, 2019

I mentioned in a recent post about how some of my ancestors had a connection to Ohio – Preserving Pennsylvania’s oldest historical documents – witf. I decided to check Roadside America to see if there were any unusual items listed … Continue reading

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