History in newspaper

An old newspaper does not have to be very old to give us good information for our family tree. It also does not have to be printed in our ancestors’ community to have news about their local news. Take for instance this January 1990 Alaskan newspaper.     —– It is a weekly newspaper which… Continue reading History in newspaper

1899 – Lost in Klondike – Provost

News from the Klondike back in the 1899’s was slow and sometimes wrong. Here is an item from the Anaconda, Montana newspaper giving a correction to a May report, and an item about Mr. Provost. Cities and names in the 1899 newspaper report: Woonsocket, Rhode Island Victor Edair, Victor Altaire Jr., Boston, Massachusetts M. Provost,… Continue reading 1899 – Lost in Klondike – Provost

1899 – Cannibalism in Alaska

The Library of Congress newspaper collection has some very interesting stories. I was looking for information on Roger Provost and found another story to read and post in my blog. “Cannibalism in Alaska” Here is what the web page looks like: Here is close up of the web page: Sample of the story: You can… Continue reading 1899 – Cannibalism in Alaska