17th Century English Recipes- A collection of late-16th & 17th century English recipes & receipts presented in their original language, all transcribed from primary sources.
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17th Century Prices in England- Prices for various items in Southampton, England in 1625 and estimation of the cost of emigration to New England published in 1630 in terms of food, tool, clothing, household utensils and wooden ware an emigrant has to bring with him.
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American Mysteries, Riddles, and Controversies!- When details are lacking, history sometimes leaves the door open to wild and imaginative speculation about what really happened. An article published in the Summer 2007 issue of Prologue Magazine, Quarterly of the National Archives and Records Administration.
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Currency Converter (UK)- Use the currency converter of the National Archives of England and Wales to find out how yesterday's prices compares to today's prices or how today's prices compares to yesterday's prices.
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DoHistory- DoHistory invites you to explore the process of piecing together the lives of ordinary people in the past.
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Epidemics in the U.S.- In case you ever wondered why a large number of your ancestors disappeared during a certain period in history, this might help.
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George Grantham Bain Collection- The George Grantham Bain Collection represents the photographic files of one of America's earliest news picture agencies. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1900s to the mid-1920s, but scattered images can be found as early as the 1860s and as late as the 1930s. Available online are 39,744 glass negatives and a selection of about 1,600 photographic prints for which copy negatives exist.
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Hunting for Witches in the Family Tree- Whether your ancestor was actually a practicing witch, or someone accused of or involved with witchcraft or witch hunting, it can add a touch of interest to your family history.
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Local History in Britain- Anyone can learn how to do local history. Find out where to look to get the skills you need to do your own local history.
Do you really need to understand Latin? How do you learn how to read old documents? Find out the answers to these and other questions.
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Online Archive of American Folk Medicine- The Online Archive of American Folk Medicine was established in 1996 under the direction of Dr. Michael Owen Jones, a professor of folklore and history at UCLA.
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