01 March 2020

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

MyHeritage adds further US City Directories
At RootsTech MyHeritage announced the addition of a huge collection — 25,000 public U.S. city directories published between 1860 and 1960. It comprises 545 million aggregated records that have been automatically consolidated from 1.3 billion records.

Canada’s Scottish Refugees
In this podcast from The Champlain Society, Patrice Dutil discusses the impact of Scottish migration to Canada in the nineteenth century with Ken McGoogan, the author of Flight of the Highlanders: The Making of Canada (HarperCollins).

The University of Manitoba’s archive of the paranormal just became a little more extraordinary

Contagion Themes

Thanks to this week's contributors
Anonymous, BT, Gil, Teresa, Unknown.

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