Pilgrims and Thanksgiving II

I can now report another successful pilgrim connection.  I’ve connected Ames Elijah Alden to John and Priscilla Alden; 1997 to 1599. The Back Story: While working on the David Alden Family tree I looked for other Alden’s in the Google News Archives and found in The Milwaukee Journal – Dec 31, 1936 the Obit for… Continue reading Pilgrims and Thanksgiving II

Civic Pride 1936

I was looking through some old newspapers articles and this one caught my eye. As I read this 1936 Wyoming article I was thinking how things haven’t changed much; we want to preserve our history. Then I read the list of things to remember… really? Civic Pride 1936 Page 8 Column 4 Article Title: Lest… Continue reading Civic Pride 1936

The History of the Brown Name

Thanks to the following link I was able to find out what “WNU Service” designated. The Stripper’s Guide blog blog discusses the history of the American newspaper comic strip. Obscurity of the Day: Mickie, The Printer’s Devil” …He took the concept to the editor of Western Newspaper Union, a syndicate that supplied material mostly to… Continue reading The History of the Brown Name