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Archdiocese of New York (no Brooklyn! no Queens!)

Prior to 1808 when it was formed, the New York Archdiocese was part of Maryland.  Go figure! Today, however,  records are usually found locally.  According to their website, while there is no central filing system in the Archdiocese of New … Continue reading

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May 18, 1940

Pictured below is just one of the 872,406 fabulous vintage photos recently released by New York City’s Department of Records as reported in this article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2134408/Never-seen-photos-100-years-ago-tell-vivid-story-gritty-New-York-City.html That link only offers a glimpse at some of the more riveting pics;  you … Continue reading

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