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Steerage Rate Wars

September 30, 2014 Historical Reporting 0 Comments

Immigrants and the Steamship Steerage Rate Wars Printed in 1904 in the weekly U.S. magazine, The Nation   Further cuts in steerage rates went into effect on Monday. Immigrants can now obtain passage from several English and Scottish ports to…

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Watch Your Step!

September 30, 2014 Photo IDs 0 Comments

Watch Your Step! This photo fell out of a library book recently in Baltimore, MD.

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Ignatz Schwartz

September 30, 2014 World War I Stories 0 Comments

IGNATZ SCHWARTZ AND HARRY B. FEILER by Sandy Malek My cousin Ignatz was born in Vitka, Hungary in 1890. He worked as a neckwear maker while he became a Yiddish teacher. He served in the US Army in World War…

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Literary Trove

September 30, 2014 General 0 Comments

Literature may motivate us to explore our family history... and our family history research may motivate us to read books that give us insight into our own family story This book list was first compiled by Lois Ogilby Rosen and…

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