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Off to the Citizens Conservation Camp

My grandfather worked in the forests of Idaho as part of the Civilian Conservation Corp. The picture below is another newspaper clipping I found among my grandmother’s things. The CCC began in April 1933 and the age requirement was 18-25. … Continue reading

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End of the local Penns Grove line

This is a newspaper clipping I found among my grandmother’s things after she passed away. I don’t know which paper it was from, but according to Wikipedia, passenger service on the Penns Grove line ended on July 8, 1950. My … Continue reading

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Mrs. Lucy H. Moore’s 24 Grandchildren

Lucy H. Ogle Moore was my great-great-grandmother. In 1911, her family had a picnic at the local park, commemorating it with a group photo that made it into the local newspaper. Somewhere in that photograph is my grandmother, Susan L. … Continue reading

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