Saturday, December 18, 2010

Footnote.com: 71 million documents online


NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following is just in from our friends at Footnote.com. Please address all inquiries to thomasj@footnote-inc.com.

www.Footnote.com

Over the past year we've added millions of documents to Footnote. We can't mention everything that's been added, but here are some of the titles we've been working on lately:

Compose a soldier's wartime history from cards describing his physical characteristics, how much he was paid, who he fought with, if he was imprisoned or hospitalized, if he died in battle or of a disease, or even if he switched sides during the war.

War diaries recorded the day-to-day operations of Navy units during World War II. Though often routine, they reveal surprising and interesting insider accounts of wartime activities.

View artwork and artifacts looted by the Nazis during World War II. They were collected, photographed, and classified in an attempt to reunite the objects with their original owners.

These inventories, created for taxation and probate purposes, include lists and property values of furniture, farming implements, livestock, and also of slaves. All were considered legal assets of a property owner.

Browse records which include dates and terms of service, monthly pay, names of ships, and notes of interest for men aboard vessels attached to Lake Erie Station during the War of 1812.


Popular Collections
Here are some popular collections from 2010 on Footnote.com
More new and updated titles can be viewed here.

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