1925 – Scotch Forced to Emigrate

The news items in old newspaper sometimes give you information about why people moved from one country to another. Here is a 1925 newspaper account of why seventy thousand people migrated from Scotland.   from the newspaper item: “… the Lincoln Journals (says) …The hard times in Scotland come as a part of the general… Continue reading 1925 – Scotch Forced to Emigrate

1930 questions for Salter family

I was playing around with the 1930 census for Noralee and I created more questions. In 1930 Noralee, age 4, lives with her mother (Theresa) and they live at the home of Theresa’s parents, along with Theresa’s sister (Lucille) and her husband (Russell Frost). I checked the date that the 1930 census was taken to… Continue reading 1930 questions for Salter family

Currency Shower – 1935 Connecticut

I wonder if this type of shower is still given to a future bride?   This 1935 newspaper item was written during the Great Depression. The following are some fact about the Great Depression which will give you an insight into why a currency shower would be given. 1934 Congress authorizes creation of the Federal… Continue reading Currency Shower – 1935 Connecticut