Monday, March 16, 2020

Irish translator

It's that time of year again.
Microsoft Translator  has added Irish to its collection of languages- its available on  Bing, Office, and Microsoft apps.......Here is a link to the Irish resources on Cyndi's List

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Civil War slave laborers

The National Archives has digitized a  list of names of slaves who labored on behalf of the Confederate army in the Civil War, mostly from Virginia and North Carolina. Although the slaves are listed by their first name only, the name of the owner may provide a clue to their identity. The article includes a link to the data.    source: ResearchBuzz

War of 1812 pension files

 Pension files for the War of 1812 are now available at Fold3 on the library's website. 83% of the 7.2 million pages have been added so...