Monthly Archives: February 2016

Tuesday’s Tip – Maryland Historic Newspapers on Chronicling America

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

  Chronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. It is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an free Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with […]

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Frank Brown of South Carroll – Carroll’s Only Maryland Governor

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Frank Brown (August 8, 1846 – February 3, 1920), the 42nd Governor of Maryland from 1892 to 1896. was born in 1846 in Sykesville, Maryland. He was a member of the United States Democratic Party. He also served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1876 to 1878. Brown was first employed by the R. Sinclair & […]

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My FTM Transition Project – Update!

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

It has been a surprising week! In December, Ancestry stunned us with the announcement that they are retiring Family Tree Maker. This week, they staggered us with their new announcement of two options for desktop software that will work with Ancestry. The first option is that Software MacKiev has agreed to publish future versions of Family Tree Maker so its life will not terminate […]

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