Social Media and Genealogy

Jan 03

Tuncurry Afforestation CampView Post

Tuncurry Afforestation Camp

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Government Gazettes and Police GazettesView Post

Government Gazettes and Police Gazettes

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Jun 17

Tuncurry Afforestation CampI’ve been researching the great-uncle of a client. We started off with a notice in the NSW Police…View Post

Tuncurry Afforestation Camp

I’ve been researching the great-uncle of a client. We started off with a notice in the NSW Police…

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Jun 12

FindMyPast Australia has acquired the rights to digitise and publish the Will Books held by State…View Post

FindMyPast Australia has acquired the rights to digitise and publish the Will Books held by State…

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Jun 10

University libraries for family historiansUniversity libraries can be enormously helpful for your family history research, especially if you…View Post

University libraries for family historians

University libraries can be enormously helpful for your family history research, especially if you…

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Aug 11

explore-blog:

So lovely – photographer Wilma Hurskainen and her three sisters recreate their childhood photos.
(↬ this isn’t happiness)

explore-blog:

So lovely – photographer Wilma Hurskainen and her three sisters recreate their childhood photos.

( this isn’t happiness)

(Source: explore-blog)

Jul 14

amandaonwriting:

Book Lore - Canberra - Australia

amandaonwriting:

Book Lore - Canberra - Australia

burnedshoes:

© Chris Steele-Perkins, 1978, Falls road, Catholic West Belfast, Northern Ireland
Hijacked vehicle burns tin the background marking the anniversary of the British Policy of internment without trial.

Northern Ireland had been left relatively prosperous by World War Two. War production had favoured its heavy industries, with the boom continuing into the 1950s. But by the 1960s, as elsewhere in Britain, these were in decline. (…)
Violence finally erupted in 1966 following the twin 50th anniversaries of the Battle of the Somme and the Easter Rising - touchstones for Protestant and Catholic communities respectively. (read more)

(thanks to / via: firsttimeuser)
» find more of Magnum Photos here «

burnedshoes:

© Chris Steele-Perkins, 1978, Falls road, Catholic West Belfast, Northern Ireland

Hijacked vehicle burns tin the background marking the anniversary of the British Policy of internment without trial.

Northern Ireland had been left relatively prosperous by World War Two. War production had favoured its heavy industries, with the boom continuing into the 1950s. But by the 1960s, as elsewhere in Britain, these were in decline. (…)

Violence finally erupted in 1966 following the twin 50th anniversaries of the Battle of the Somme and the Easter Rising - touchstones for Protestant and Catholic communities respectively. (read more)

(thanks to / via: firsttimeuser)

» find more of Magnum Photos here «

(via burnedshoes)

May 08

[video]

Apr 08

What organisations did the children belong to?

fyeah-history:

Hitler Youth members, 1933What organisations did the children belong to?

fyeah-history:

Hitler Youth members, 1933