Monday, October 27, 2014

1903 Map on US Immigration

For those needing a very early 20th Century perspective on United States immigration, this map from the US Bureau of Immigration may be worth a look.  Unfortunately the source isn't listed.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Database for Cook County Cemetery in Dunning, Illinois

This database contains the names of nearly 8.000 individuals who were buried in the Cook County [Illinois] Cemetery in Dunning, Illinois. Most were paupers, residents of mental institutions, and others in Chicago who were unable to afford a burial elsewhere.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Reading Handwriting Tutorials

BYU has online handwriting interpretation tutorials on their website for a variety of languages, including:

  • English
  • German
  • Dutch
  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish 
  • Portuguese