Odds and Ends

Ann Cushman provides a marvelous resource of odds and ends and tidbits and stuff from the unusual to the amusing. In between, you might find a clue or a new source of information to aid your research.


Lots of hair dye bottles were found at an archaeology dig in Kentucky. The site was where Civil War photography was done. They believe that the soldiers colored their hair to look better. If you had light or blonde hair back then it would look gray in the photo.