Recording Locations

Reprinted from the November 2009 newsletter by Jay Bullard In recording data into your files, how do you record the location where and when a historical event or fact happened? Do you take the easy way out as I do; eg, record the location where it is known today even if the historical records call […]

The Orphan Trains

Reprinted from the September 2009 newsletter: There were about 200,000 orphans in the United States in the 1850s, with as many as 30,000 living on the streets of New York City. It was decided that they and the cities they lived in would be better off if they were sent to the Midwest to farm […]