Tag Archives: World War II

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 19, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 19, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after March 6, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935 … Continue reading

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Clemson U. honors Ben Skardon (102) — Pacific Paratrooper

Clemson University will award its highest honor, the Clemson Medallion, to two distinguished alumni — Professor Emeritus Beverly “Ben” Skardon and Trustee Emeritus Allen Price Wood. Skardon and Wood will be honored at a presentation ceremony in February 2020. Skardon, … Continue reading

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A Matter of Degree — Suzassippi’s Lottabusha County Chronicles

While researching New Deal locations in the newspaper archives during the years of World War II, I often run across a war news item that I stop to read. This one stood out: the matter of perspective. I saved it … Continue reading

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Doc’s Friends and WSU Tech postpone Pull a Plane event — B-29 Doc

Doc’s Friends and WSU Tech have postponed the Pull a Plane event that was scheduled April 18, 2020 at the B-29 Doc Hangar Education and Visitors Center. The decision to put the event on hold is in response to the … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 10, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 10, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after March 6, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Quebec, Canada, Notarial Records, 1637-1935 … Continue reading

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Richard Damm Featured Vlogger of the Week – March 11, 2020

I chose Richard Damm https://www.youtube.com/user/richdamm as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week. It looks like the last video he posted was April 2014 so he doesn’t appear to be active. He has 9.28K subscribers, 76 videos. He joined YouTube … Continue reading

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USS Sunfish ‘The Sunfish’s Cook – YouTube Video Richard Damm

I saw this on USS Sunfish ‘The Sunfish’s Cook’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUl3gS8vA8o (around 26:09 minutes long). Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Sunfish_(SS-281)          

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 6, 2020

I saw today there was an updated list on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – March 6, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after February 28, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1998 3/6/2020 … Continue reading

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SeaBees Happy Belated 78th Birthday March 5, 2020

I have a list of service birthdays and I knew the SeaBees birthday was coming up in early March. I meant to schedule a post for March 5th, but hadn’t scheduled it. When I checked my list a few minutes … Continue reading

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Rosalind P. Walter (1924 – 2020), the original Rosie the Riveter – Legacy.com March 5, 2020

I went to Legacy.com to check for an obituary and noticed that Rosie the Riveter died on March 4th – Rosalind P. Walter (1924 – 2020), the original Rosie the Riveter: http://www.legacy.com/news/celebrity-deaths/notable-deaths/article/rosalind-p-walter-1924-2020-the-original-rosie-the. By: Linnea Crowther Rosalind P. Walter was an … Continue reading

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