The 1918 vintage valentine at left is one of many used by suffragist campaigners in the US. Suffrage valentines date from c. 1915 through to Carrie Chapman Catt founding the League of Women Voters on 14 Feb 1920.
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John LeGloahec, Archives Specialist in the Electronics Records Division at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland, USA, wrote one of my favorite posts recently, documenting libraries that are included in the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) and National Historic Landmarks Program Records at NARA.
The image below is of the library created for Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) workers at Idaho SP Brown’s Creek CCC Camp Barracks (National Archives Identifier 84249643). After the Civilian Conservation Corps program ended, the building was converted to a public library.
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There are so many genealogical societies out there and so many volunteers who work hard to offer research and education for genealogists. To find a society in an area you're researching, or to join a local group, try these links.
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