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Our first post of the new year concerns Syrian immigrants to NYC in the late 19th century. Linda K. Jacobs, author of Strangers in the West, about Syrian immigrants to the Lower West Side, created very detailed spreadsheets of immigrants and their backgrounds. Source: ResearchBuzz
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War of 1812 pension files
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