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LAC announces acquisition of Emily Carr’s journal.

LAC announces acquisition of Emily Carr’s journal.

Having lived on the west coast of Canada for most of my life, and having visited several British Columbia museums, art galleries, etc. over the years, I can say that one artist’s work was sure to appear or even be featured. Emily Carr is an icon of western Canadian art and is known most for […]

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Transcription: Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby

Transcription: Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby

Biography of Susannah Hart Shelby SHELBY (Susannah Hart) fl. 1779-84 Susannah Hart was the daughter of Captain Nathaniel Hart. and Sarah Simpson Hart of Caswell County, N.C.,who removed to Kentucky in 1779. Captain Hart was a brother of Thomas Hart, whose daughter married Henry Clay, and of David Hart. The three Harts and two others, […]

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WWII art thefts documented in recently recovered diary of Alfred Rosenberg.

WWII art thefts documented in recently recovered diary of Alfred Rosenberg.

A lingering mystery from the second world war is where are the artworks missing as a result of the WWII art thefts? One of my earliest memories is from when I was about five years old, shuffling through a small stack of black and white postcards my parents had collected of Hitler’s compound and bunker, […]

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Transcription: Biography of William Read Shelby; National cyclopaedia of American biography.

Transcription: Biography of William Read Shelby; National cyclopaedia of American biography.

NOTE: In the biography of William Read Shelby as well as some biographies of earlier Shelbys, the birthplace is erroneously claimed to be Cameron, Wales, when in truth it was Tregaron, Carnarvon, Wales. ____________ 1842-1930 (handwritten) SHELBY, William Read, railroad president was born in Lincoln county, Ky., Dec. 4, 1842, eldest son of John Warren […]

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Transcription: “Who’s Who in Engineering” bio of William W. Shelby.

Transcription: “Who’s Who in Engineering” bio of William W. Shelby.

Transcription: “Who’s Who in Engineering” bio of William W. Shelby. SHELBY, William W., Jr., Esmeralda, Coahuila, Mex. ; res. Henderson, Ky. Mining Engr ; b. Henderson, Ky, Nov. 16, 1888 ; s. William W. and Mary (Turner) Shelby ; R.E.M. 1908, B.C.E. 1909, Univ. of Ky ; E.M. Columbia Univ., 1911 ; Kappa Alpha ; […]

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Transcription: Biography of Dr. Oscar B. Steely ; Dictionary of National Biography

Transcription: Biography of Dr. Oscar B. Steely ; Dictionary of National Biography

DR. OSCAR B. STEELY. Greater than the responsibility of almost any other line of human endeavor is that which rests upon the physician; the issues of life and death are in his hands, and the physician’s skill and power must be his own; not by gift, by purchase or influence can he acquire it. If […]

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Christine Blythe
Empty Nest Genealogy
Chilliwack , British Columbia , V2P 5B9Canada
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