Earl Alvin Daniels

Newspaper clipping of forgotten woman.

The Forgotten…

Genealogy sites such as Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org provide a wealth of information on our ancestors. We, as the descendants, pull together memorial pages to show relationships and to remember those who came before us. These are great resources for most people. There are, however, many people from the past that are not well-documented or are …

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Street Names - The Daily Intelligencer, 6 November 1867, page 3

Atlanta 1867 Special Committee Report on Street Naming

This is from the Atlanta newspaper, The Daily Intelligencer, 6 November 1867, page 3. (PDF) To the Honorable Mayor and Council of the City of Atlanta: The committee to whom was referred the petition of many citizens, asking for the re-naming of streets and the numbering of houses, &c. beg leave to report: That, having …

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Paper degrades, photos fade and all physical records are subject to damage from fire or flood. With inexpensive scanners available, it is possible to digitize all old paper records. While it can be time-consuming, it isn’t insurmountable (I teach people how!). Almost everyone now carries a high-quality digital camera with them in their smart phone. …

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