Daily Archives: November 8, 2019

Mighty Indigenous Warriors: From Egypt to the First World War — Library and Archives Canada Blog

By Elizabeth Kawenaa Montour and Sara Chatfield When First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation were recruited in 1914 to fight in the First World War, enlistees were not aware of the new reality of 20th-century warfare. As a prelude to … Continue reading

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Your Privacy is our Top Priority – Ancestry November 8, 2019

I saw this tonight on Ancestry and decided to re-arrange a schedule post – Your Privacy is our Top Priority – Ancestry November 8, 2019: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/11/08/your-privacy-is-our-top-priority/. Posted by Eric Heath on November 8, 2019 in Website Your privacy is important … Continue reading

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Fake Reviews to Watch Out For – November 8, 2019

This post grew out of another blogger’s post – It’s all in the stars… Ratings on different sites: https://fictionophile.com/2019/11/08/its-all-in-the-stars-ratings-on-different-sites/. The post is about understanding the ratings at different sites – Amazon, NetGalley,and GoodReads as each site has its own definition … Continue reading

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Making The Popeyes Chicken Sandwich At Home, But Better – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube earlier – Making The Popeyes Chicken Sandwich At Home, But Better – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5SYu8tyKjM (about 8:07 minutes long). I have some friends who may be up to the challenge as they love to cook.

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HONORING VETERANS DAY – SEARCH ALL U.S. MILITARY RECORDS FOR FREE† (Exclusions Apply) – Ancestry.com Ends November 17, 2019

Best to log-in on Ancestry first if you have a free account as that sometimes solves the please pay to see record issue that happens if you aren’t signed in. As noted below, not all records are free during this … Continue reading

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Plagiarism Today – Featured Blogger of the Week November 8, 2019

For this week’s Featured Blogger of the Week, I chose Plagiarism Today: https://www.plagiarismtoday.com/. I have been following this blog for a little bit now. About page  – https://www.plagiarismtoday.com/about-plagiarism-today/about-the-author/ I re-blogged several posts or mentioned his blog: Differences Between Books and … Continue reading

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Comparing Raw Data from 5 DNA Testing Companies – Behold Genealogy Fri, 31 Aug 2018

I saw this on Behold Genealogy a few days as I was looking for something else – Comparing Raw Data from 5 DNA Testing Companies: http://www.beholdgenealogy.com/blog/?p=2700. The companies tested were: FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) MyHeritage AncestryDNA 23andMe Living DNA If you … Continue reading

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New military records available to search – FindMyPast Fridays November 8, 2019

Update reminder: FindMyPast is free (there are exclusions) from today through November 11, 2019 Findmypast is free this Veterans Day Weekend (Exclusions Apply) – November 7, 2019. I didn’t see a post last night on FindMyPast, at least not before … Continue reading

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Museum of Liverpool: Blitzed Liverpool Lives — HistorianRuby: An Historian’s Miscellany

Blitzed: Liverpool Lives is an exhibition that has been on display since June this year and will continue until 2021. It’s a careful curation of black and white photographs taken by the city’s police between 1940 and 1941. They demonstrate … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage Places: Walk Where Your Ancestors Walked; What Is a Pilgrimage? – FamilySearch November 7, 2019

I saw these two posts yesterday on FamilySearch and decided since both were about pilgrimages to include them in one post  as they were written by the same person, Annelie Hansen; not all pilgrimages are religious in nature as she … Continue reading

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