• Women’s Occupations Women’s Occupations in the Early Twentieth Century The logical starting place to learn about what occupational opportunities were available for women in the early twentieth century is by referring to the data collected during the 1900, 1910 and 1920 Federal Census.  For that reason, I turned to the report, Women in Gainful Occupations, 1870-1920: A […] Sharon S Atkins 2 responses 10 min read July 31, 2016
  • Black Sheffield George Brown was my great-great-grandfather. While I know quite a bit about George and Ann Brown of Sheffield, Yorkshire, England after the marriage of George and Ann, I know nothing of George’s childhood. Since his parentage is a total unknown, I’m stuck, totally unable to grow my family tree beyond this broken branch. It is […] Barbara J Starmans 3 responses 25 min read July 17, 2016
  • Hurricane Hazel They said it might rain; they said it might be windy; but they never really thought that Hurricane Hazel would hit Toronto. Protection of the Alleghenies On Friday, 15 October, 1954, Torontonians were feeling the effects of Hurricane Hazel which had just hit land in the Carolinas as more than one inch of rain fell […] Barbara J Starmans No responses 12 min read July 3, 2016