Category Archives: History

How to Help Out the National Archives Catalog – July 8, 2020

I noticed the National Archives Catalog is accepting volunteers to help them out – https://www.archives.gov/citizen-archivist/registerandgetstarted. Register Citizen Archivists must register for a free user account in order to contribute to the National Archives Catalog. We encourage you to read our … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 5, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 5, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after June 25, 2020. New and Updated NEW Wyoming, Death Records, 1909-1969 7/1/2020 UPDATED … Continue reading

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The National Anthem, The Star Spangled Banner – “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band – YouTube Video United States Marine Band

Saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGvW6jHUHiY Direct link – The National Anthem, The Star Spangled Banner – “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band – YouTube Video United States Marine Band: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGvW6jHUHiY (about 1:37 minutes long) performed September 2012.

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Happy Independence Day 2020 America! – July 4, 2020

Happy 244th Birthday America.  

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How 1 Guy Survived the Bottom of the Ocean for 3 Days… Alone YouTube Video RealLifeLore

I saw this on YouTube – https://youtu.be/9MbQKWwJxBg Direct link – How 1 Guy Survived the Bottom of the Ocean for 3 Days… Alone YouTube Video RealLifeLore:  https://youtu.be/9MbQKWwJxBg.

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Get To Know Canada — The Captain’s Speech

Happy Canada Day, to those who celebrate. Canada turns 153-years-old today, so we’re going to need a cake that can hold that many candles. I don’t make the rules. If any of you are confused, Canada Day is basically the … Continue reading

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Update to Mississippi Flag Proposal – June 29, 2020

Again from the Mississippi Business Journal – https://msbusiness.com/2020/06/intense-state-lobbying-efforts-convince-legislators-to-change-the-mississippi-flag/. Update from this post – Mississippi surrenders Confederate symbol from state flag — Mississippi Business Journal – Mississippi Mondays June 29, 2020. –snip– Three alternatives that could be under consideration are the … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – June 25, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – June 25, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after June 21, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED 1921 Census of Canada 6/25/2020 … Continue reading

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Happy 243th Anniversary of Flag Day in the U. S. – June 14, 2020

This is the 243th Anniversary of Flag Day (United States) – Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_Day_(United_States).

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Åland Archipelago, Finland — World’s most beautiful places — From The Darkness Into The Light

The Åland Islands (or Åland) are an autonomous archipelago between Sweden and Finland. A predominantly Swedish-speaking province of Finland, Åland is comprised of a few large islands and nearly 10,000 smaller ones. Åland has a unique history. It was ceded … Continue reading

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