African American News in the Baltimore Sun, 1870-1927

Excerpts from Baltimore Sun Shed Light on African American Life in Baltimore and Around America Between 1870 and 1927

Margaret D. Pagan’s new book, African American News in the Baltimore Sun, 1870-1927, rescues and makes available information about what was, as late as 1870, the largest urban black population in the U.S. Beginning with coverage at perhaps the high point of the Reconstruction era in the U.S., the Sun published stories about politics, education,[…]Read more

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British Migration to the West Indies Before 1800

British Migration to the West Indies Before 1800 By Dr. David Dobson The waning of Spanish power in the early seventeenth century enabled England to establish its Empire in the West Indies.  This began with Barbados then spread northwards in the Lesser Antilles and to Jamaica by 1655. English interest in the Caribbean during the[…]Read more

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The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants

Are Your Related to “Good King Wenceslaus”?

[av_image src=’https://genealogical.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/9780806361000-223×300.jpg’ attachment=’5619′ attachment_size=’medium’ align=’right’ styling=” hover=’av-hover-grow’ link=’manually,https://library.genealogical.com/printpurchase/Wo9Ao’ target=’_blank’ caption=’yes’ font_size=” appearance=’on-hover’ overlay_opacity=’0.4′ overlay_color=’#000000′ overlay_text_color=’#ffffff’ animation=’no-animation’ av-mini-hide=’aviaTBav-mini-hide’ admin_preview_bg=” av_uid=’av-4h2qc1′] View Book Details [/av_image] Millions of us sing the praises of “Good King Wenceslaus” every Christmas, but how many of us know anything about Wenceslaus the man and the saint. The following account, adapted from pp.[…]Read more

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