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United States Census: 1790 History and Instructions

Census records are so important to your research. Learn the history behind the first U. S. Population Census of 1790. Continue reading

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Dating Old Photographs: The Daguerreotype Process

The earliest known modern photography came into existence around 1840. When looking at old photos knowing about the photography process is helpful to point to a date or time period. Continue reading

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This Day in History: First Reading Emancipation Proclamation

This Day in History – The First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation – September 22, 1962 Continue reading

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The National Newspaper Digitizing Project – Another FREE Resource!

Thousands of Newspapers – Free! Continue reading

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