Tag Archives: Michigan

This week’s crème de la crème — November 18, 2023

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blog postsRed River Ancestry website and Métis Scrip by Lianne Kruger on IFamily History. Military Monday: For Evermore and LAC Departmental Results Report 2022–2023 by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Far in … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — February 5, 2022

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. BlogsPast-Presence roundup: what’s new? by Linda Yip on Past Presence. Forthcoming on Ancestry by John Reid on Anglo-Celtic Connections. Researching the Revision Books at the Valuation Office or PRONI by Donna Moughty … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — April 20, 2019

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives DHCP Funded Project, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies DCHP Funded Project and Library and Archives Canada Departmental Plan 2019-2020 by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections. Know … Continue reading

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Michigan State University to use $1.47 million grant to build slave trade database

According to a news report by Michigan radio station WUOM-FM, Michigan State University (MSU) will use a $1.47 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to put together an online database that will combine data MSU already has with … Continue reading

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U of Michigan digitizes 134 years of student newspapers

The University of Michigan has created a digital archive of its student newspaper, The Michigan Daily, from 1890 to 2014, but this is no ordinary student publication. In addition to campus news, the newspaper has covered state, national, and international … Continue reading

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This week’s crème de la crème — December 24, 2016

Some of the bijoux I discovered this week. Blogs Lump of Coal Award Nominations by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections. Canadiana.org’s Failure to Correct Mistakes by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy. Crossing a River by Nathan … Continue reading

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Two-volume book tells story of French life in 18th-century Detroit

The French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan (FCHSM) has published its first book, the two-volume Le Détroit du Lac Érié. Written in English, the 688-page set presents a detailed account of the founding decade of Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit du Lac … Continue reading

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FCHSM’s detailed timelines about 17th-century New France include names

The French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan recently uploaded to its website three detailed timelines that focus on French Canadian missionary work, exploration, and fur trading activities in the Great Lakes, Mississippi Valley, and Texas, from May 1681 to November 1701. … Continue reading

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Archives of Michigan makes 1921-1939 death certificates available online for free

Did any of your Canadian ancestors migrate to Michigan? The Archives of Michigan announced yesterday that images of Michigan death certificates from 1921-1939 are now available for free at Seeking Michigan. The certificates join others from 1897 to 1920 that … Continue reading

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Michigan adopts resolution to declare French-Canadian Heritage Week

The Michigan Legislature yesterday adopted a resolution to declare September 29 to October 5, 2014 as French-Canadian Heritage Week in the state of Michigan.Here is the text of that resolution that provides the history of French Canadians in the state. … Continue reading

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