Thursday, July 29, 2021

World War I Burial cards on Fold3

 From Fold3, available on the library's website to all cardholders:

We’ve added a new collection of WWI records to our archives! The U.S. WWI Burial Cards document the death and burial of over 78,000 American soldiers in WWI. These cards contain information including:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Unit assigned
  • Date and cause of death
  • Burial location
  • Final resting place if reinterred
  • Emergency contact information (often the name of a family member)
Fold3 can be found under "databases" on the library website.

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Monday, July 26, 2021

Charlotte (NC) News  has added more than 10,000 copies of  the Charlotte News, covering the years 1888-1922.

Source: ResearchBuzz

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