Sunday, 1 September 2019

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Ancestry Profile – Social Media Links
A blog post from Benson Dawson.

Child Evacuees in the Second World War
80 years ago, on 1 September 1939,  the government initiated Operation Pied Piper and the evacuation of over 1.5 million people from urban ‘target’ areas, of whom 800,000 were children. What were the consequences of this massive scheme, both short-term and long-term?

Life in England (real sound)
Compilation of very early sound-on-film scenes of everyday life throughout England in the late 1920's.  Scenes taken with early Movietone sound cameras.  Compiled/remastered all footage and sound
1928-1929: 

Provincial Archives Plans to Add To Saskatchewan Historic Newspapers Online
To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan will begin to release the first digitized copies of the province’s community newspapers from 1939 to 1945 on the Saskatchewan Historic Newspapers Online website.

The Most Gender-Switched Names in US History

Top 5 topics addressed by LAC Reference Archivists

How often should I get my teeth cleaned?

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