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  • The Order of St Michael and St George

    The Order of St. Michael and St. George The Order of St Michael and St George is awarded to men and women of high office, or who render extraordinary or important non-military service in a foreign country. It can also be conferred for important or loyal service in relation to foreign and Commonwealth affairs. Instituted in 1818 by the Prince Regent (later George IV), the Order of St Micha...

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  • Danish Resistance Movements during WWII

    På dansk for neden, danish below The Danish Resistance Movement (Danish: Modstandsbevægelsen) was an underground insurgency movement to resist the German occupation of Denmark during World War II. By the German occupation in 1943 many Danes were involved in underground activities, ranging from producing illegal publications to espionage and sabotage. Resistance agents killed an ...

  • Holocaust Survivors ניצולי השואה

    For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered. Elie Wiesel ---------------...

  • Jewish Families from Benešov (Beneschau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    Introduction and Jewish Life Benešov (German: Beneschau) is a district town, located about 40 km. southeast of Prague in Central Bohemia (Středočeský kraj), Czech Republic. It was chartered as a seigniorial town as early as the first half of the 14th century, with a tiny Jewish population first mentioned in 1419. The oldest documentation, from 1570, mentions 5 Jews (...

  • Prospectors

    In the United States and Canada prospectors were lured by the promise of gold, silver, and other precious metals. They traveled across the mountains of the American West, carrying picks, shovels and gold pans. The majority of early prospectors had no training and relied mainly on luck to discover deposits.Source: Prospecting:The gold rushes at Wikipedia

  • American Old West

    Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. Notable people of the American Old West Artists Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West Explorers Sacajawea , Sho...

  • Occupations portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "occupations." no profiles please - add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please consider creating occupation sub-portal projects to group together allied occupations. A-Z Index of Geni Projects Last updated 16 July 2015 A Abracadabra.... (magicians and illusionists) Apothecaries Architects Art Collectors Artists: Painters ...

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Geni'st kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Gotlandile jõudnud sõjapõgenikud 1939-1945 ja

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • Salem Witch Trials (1692)

    Overview and Scope of Project The goal of this project is to discover our ancestors involved in the notorious Salem Witch Trials , validate their family trees and our own connections to them, and create nigh-quality, genealogically-valid mini biographies for their Profiles. About the Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials were a series of hearings before local magistrates followed by c...

  • Bounty Hunters

    A bounty hunter is a person who captures fugitives for a monetary reward (bounty). Other professional names, mainly used in the United States, include bail enforcement agent , bail agent , recovery agent , bail recovery agent , or fugitive recovery agent .Sometimes, such a person is referred to as a bounty killer if a murder is required to collect the bounty.Source: Bounty hunter at Wikipedia

  • Frontier Scouts and Guides

    "The West owes much to those hardy men who, usually from mere love of adventure, wandered alone or in small companies across the wilderness, ever in advance of the settlements and the troops, exploring the unknown, tracing nameless rivers, uncovering hidden water holes in the grim desert, penetrating to every nook and corner of the Great Plains and the mountains beyond, discovering the haunts o...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

    Pagizendua Suojärven da lähil olijoin randazien rodn'akundatutkimukses, end'izis elo- aijois da mis tahto muus mi mieleh juohtuu. Keskustelua Suojärven ja lähiseutujen sukututkimuksesta, sukuhistoriasta yms. Diskussion om Suojärvi ock dess närområden, släktforskning, släkthistoria mm. Discussion about genealogy research and family h...

  • Mathematicians

    Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. List of notable mathematicians For a complete list, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles . Rob Lyons Sir Isaac Newton Johann Bernoul...

  • Greene County Indiana Research and Ancestors

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. PLEASE ALL PROFILES MUST SHOW A CONNECTION TO GREENE COUNTY INDIANA and some documnetation to prove the connection NO BLANK PROFILES PLEASE - 1 - as emigrating to Greene county Indiana - with a about data and source in...

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  • Accountants and Bookkeepers

    The history of accounting is thousands of years old and can be traced to ancient civilizations. The early development of accounting dates back to ancient Mesopotamia, and is closely related to developments in writing, counting and money; there is also evidence for early forms of bookkeeping in ancient Iran, and early auditing systems by the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians. By the time of the ...

  • University of Michigan

    University of Michigan The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and has two satellite campuses located in Flint and Dearborn. The university was founded in 1817 in Detroit as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigan...

  • Banffshire - Historic County of Scotland

    Banffshire, Historic County of Scotland Main Page Work in Progress Some links are not yet active Administrative centre Banff Chapman County Code - BAN Famous for: Whisky distilleries Portsay marble Landmarks and Places of Interest Aviemore Area 1,668 Sq.km (644 sq.mi) Population Succeeded by From 1975 to 1996, the area of the previous co...

  • Farmer or Growers

    farmer (also called an agriculturer) is a person engaged in agriculture, raising living organisms for food or raw materials. The term usually applies to people who do some combination of raising field crops, orchards, vineyards, poultry, or other livestock. A farmer might own the farmed land or might work as a labourer on land owned by others, but in advanced economies, a farmer is usually a fa...

  • Union Army

    The Union Army was the land force that fought for the Union during the American Civil War , which lasted from 1861 to 1865. It consisted of the small United States Army, known as the regular army, which was augmented by massive numbers of units supplied by northern U.S. states, consisting of volunteers as well as conscripts. The Union Army fought and eventually defeated the Confederate States A...

  • Carpenters

    Everyone is invited to add their "hammering" ancestors to this project (profiles must be set to public). Project collaborators, feel free to update the project description, adding notes, documents, images, resources ... and inviting more collaborators. From Glimpses of 17th and 18th Century colonial American life There were men who earned a living at carpentry.  If they lived in a po...

  • ANDERSON Family

    Research into the ANDERSON branch of the family tree.

  • Cabinet Makers

    Includes Furniture Makers Before the advent of industrial design, cabinet makers were responsible for the conception and the production of any piece of furniture. In the last half of the 18th century, cabinet makers, such as Thomas Sheraton, Thomas Chippendale, Shaver and Wormley Bros. Cabinet Constructors, and George Hepplewhite, also published books of furniture forms. These books were compen...

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • Other People in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser figures in the American Civil War. Related Geni Projects For notable family members: "US Civil War Notables" For Battles and Units: The Civil War 1861-1865 Illinois Adjutant General's Report, Regimental and Unit Histories 1861– 1866 "Croatian Soldiers in American-Civil War, 1861-1865" "United States Colored Troops" "Civil War Image Galle...

  • Australian Pioneers

    This project is to compose a complete list of ships to Australia and their passengers 1787 First Fleet HMS Sirius HMS Supply Alexander Charlotte Friendship Lady Penrhyn Prince of Wales Scarborough Golden Grove Fishburn Borrowdale 1789 Second Fleet Lady Juliana Guardian Justinian Surprize Neptune Scarborough 1791 Thi...

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

  • POLSON Family

    Research into the POLSON branch of the family tree.

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

  • Royalty In The Family

    Trying to gather all my royal ancestors in one place. Direct ancestors only.

  • PENDREIGH Family

    Research into the PENDREIGH branch of the family tree.

  • CALDER Family

    Research into the CALDER branch of the family tree.

  • Notable People

    A collection of the Celebrity or Famed people, "Good" or "Evil" on Geni. Scroll through the 800+ profiles of prominent figures with bio's attached on the right side of the page under "Profiles". ' News Media Anderson Cooper Ted Turner Cokie Roberts Christiane Amanpour Julian Assange Movie Industry Jack Warner

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  • Eesti lennundus - Estonian aviation

    Siia projekti on soov koondada kõik eesti lennundusega seotud isikud läbi kõikide ajajärkude: sealhulgas kõik lennutunnistusega lendurid (sõjaväelendurid, tsiviillendurid, harrastuslendurid, purilendurid), lennukikonstruktorid, lennukiehitajad, lennujuhid, lennuinstruktorid, stjuardessid, mehaanikud, lendude/lennuväljade abipersonal jne. ...

  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Subproje...

  • Ferry Keepers

    The profession of the ferryman is embodied in Greek mythology in Charon, the boatman who transported souls across the River Styx to the Underworld. Speculation that a pair of oxen propelled a ship having a water wheel can be found in 4th century Roman literature “Anonymus De Rebus Bellicis”. Though impractical, there is no reason why it could not work and such a ferry, modified ...

  • D Day (6 June 1944)

    The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the liberation of German-occupied northwestern Europe from Nazi control, and contributed to the Allied victory on the Western Front. Planning f...

  • Saarde kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Saarde kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Pilte Saarde kalmistult Agnes Valgiste Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasi...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Bennington, August 16, 1777

    The Battle of Bennington was a battle of the American Revolutionary War, part of the Saratoga campaign, that took place on August 16, 1777, in Walloomsac, New York, about 10 miles (16 km) from its namesake Bennington, Vermont. A rebel force of 2,000 men, primarily composed of New Hampshire and Massachusetts militiamen, led by General John Stark, and reinforced by men led by Colonel Seth Warner ...

  • Find a Grave

    Find A Grave is a free online resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Content and features Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies and dates. Members can submit listings to the website and place reques...

  • American Revolutionary War

    For DAR information, see Daughters of the American Revolution ‎. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and concluded in a global war between several European great powers. The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, wher...

  • Green Mountain Boys

    The Green Mountain Boys were a militia organization first established in the late 1760s in the territory between the British provinces of New York and New Hampshire, known as the New Hampshire Grants (which later became the state of Vermont). Headed by Ethan Allen and members of his extended family, they were instrumental in resisting New York's attempts to control the territory, over which it ...

  • United States House of Representatives

    The United States House of Representatives From Wikipedia: The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (bicameral legislature). It is frequently referred to as 'the House'. The other house is the Senate. The composition and powers of the House are established in Article One of the United States Constitution. The major power of the House ...

  • Explorers and Navigators

    List of Explorers Exploration is the act of searching or traveling around a terrain (including space, see space exploration) for the purpose of discovery of resources or information. Please feel free to add to this project, or even create the framework for an Explorers and Navigators sub-project. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profil...

  • Colorado Pioneers

    In 1541, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, leading an expedition north from Mexico, may have passed through part of what is now south-eastern Colorado while searching for gold. None was found, and the Spanish lost interest in Colorado, ignoring it for more than a hundred years. During the 17th and 18th centuries, a large portion of eastern Colorado was claimed by both Spain and France. Neither c...

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  • United States Coast Guard

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its m...

  • Governors of New Mexico (Nuevo México) from 1598 to present day

    Scope of project This project identifies the Governors of New Mexico from the governors of the Province of New Mexico under the Viceroyalty of New Spain beginning in 1598, to Susana Martinez, the current Governor of the state of New Mexico. Overview Governors of the Province of New Mexico under the Viceroyalty of New Spain (1598-1822) Mexican Governors of New Mexico (1822-1846) Gove...

  • Fur Traders

    "There were essentially two realms of trade: The Rocky Mountain Fur Trade and the Upper Missouri. The two regions had different circumstances and hence very different methods of operating business. The Upper Missouri trade relied on the Indian tribes to bring their buffalo skins to trading posts. There, the robes were bought and sent to St. Louis via the river. "The Rocky Mountain Trapping sy...

  • Mühldorf subcamp

    In mid-1944, the Schutzstaffel (the "SS") established at Mühldorf in Bavaria the Mühldorf camp complex , a satellite system of the Dachau concentration camp to provide labor for an underground installation for the production of the Messerschmitt 262 (Me-262), a jet fighter designed to challenge Allied air superiority over Germany.Between July 1944 and April 1945, when the U.S. Arm...

  • Ainring Displaced Persons Camp

    This project is for all of the profiles of displaced persons who were in the Ainring Displaced Persons Camp in Germany.

  • Altenstadt Displaced Persons Camp

    This project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons (Holocaust Survivors) that were residents of the Altenstadt Displaced Persons Camp in Germany.

  • Amberg Displaced Persons Camp

    This project is to keep track of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that were residents of the Amberg Displaced Persons camp in Amberg , Germany.

  • Ansbach Displaced Persons Camp

    This project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that were residents of the Ansbach Displaced Persons camp in Ansbach , Germany.

  • Aschaffenburg Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to house all of the profiles of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that were residents of Aschaffenburg displaced persons camp in Aschaffenburg , Germany.

  • Babenhausen Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to house all of the profiles of displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that were residents of the Babenhausen displaced persons camp in Babenhausen , Germany.

  • Bad Aibling Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the residents of the Bad Aibling Displaced Persons Camp. This camp may have been the site of POW Discharge Center #26. This camp was located in Bad Aibling , Germany.

  • Bad Hersfeld Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the names of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that were residents of the Bad Hersfeld Displaced Persons Camp, located in Bad Hersfeld , Germany.

  • Bad Mergentheim Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to collect all of the profiles of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that lived in the Bad Mergentheim Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Bad Mergentheim , Germany.

  • Bad Wörishofen Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors who were housed at Bad Wörishofen Displaced Persons Camp. This camp was located in Bad Wörishofen , Germany.

  • Bamberg Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the profiles of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that were residents of the Bamberg Displaced Persons Camp located in Bamberg , Germany.

  • Nova Scotia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in Nova Scotia, Canada Sources: Vital Records

  • Fur Trappers and Mountain Men

    "The North American fur trade began as early as the 1530s and was a central part of the early history of contact between Europeans and the native peoples of what is now the United States and Canada. "In 1578 there were 350 European fishing vessels at Newfoundland. Sailors began to trade metal implements (particularly knives) for the natives' well-worn pelts. The first pelts in demand were bea...

  • Santa Fe Trail

    The Santa Fe Trail was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Franklin, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico. Pioneered in 1821 by William Becknell, it served as a vital commercial highway until the introduction of the railroad to Santa Fe in 1880. Santa Fe was near the end of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro which carried trade from Mexico City.The r...

  • Conquistadores españoles

    Los conquistadores españoles fueron los soldados, exploradores y aventureros españoles que pusieron diversos pueblos y territorios de las Américas bajo el dominio de la Corona Española, durante la llamada era de los descubrimientos, la cual siguió a la llegada de Felipe II , el cual prohibía los actos de conquista, denominándose a partir de enton...

  • Lewis and Clark Expedition

    The Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross what is now the western portion of the United States, departing in May 1804, from near St. Louis on the Mississippi River, making their way westward through the continental divide to the Pacific coast.The expedition was commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson shortly af...

  • State of South Carolina with Counties Project

    This project is for those from South Carolina and/or their Counties.

  • Justin Swanstrom

    historian, genealogist, volunteer curator, writer, editor, small business adviser Caelum non animum mutant qui trans mare currunt - They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea. (Horace) About My Projects I have a lifelong interest in the ways stories shape and re-shape the identities of people and groups. The stories we tell about our ancestors, and our own reactions to th...

  • Church of the Brethren members

    The Church of the Brethren is a Christian denomination with origins in the Schwarzenau Brethren (German: Schwarzenauer Neutäufer 'Schwarzenau New Baptists') that was organized in 1708 by Alexander Mack in Schwarzenau, Germany. The Brethren movement began as a melding of Radical Pietist and Anabaptist ideas during the Protestant Reformation. The first of its churches in the United States ...

  • Displaced Persons Camp

    A displaced persons camp or DP camp is a temporary facility for displaced persons coerced into forced migration. The term is mainly used for camps established after World War II in West Germany and in Austria, as well as in the United Kingdom, primarily for refugees from Eastern Europe and for the former inmates of the Nazi German concentration camps. Even two years after the end of World War I...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass, but were, and some still are, millions of human beings with ...

  • Rockingham County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site Wikipedia This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • World War II - American

    World War ll - American Many of our family members, from around the world, had served in this massive campaign. Whether they had served in Europe, Africa, Asia or the Pacific, they are all a part of history. The purpose of this group is to bring them all together in one place. Sources: Fields of Honor - Database - In this database, personal memorial pages can be found for the larg...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de São Roque do Pico ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of São Roque do Pico to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de SÃO ROQUE DO PICO . Ana do Espírito Santo (Santo Antonio, Ilha do Pico, Açores, Portugal, c. 1705 - Brasil, ?) casada com Manoel Ferreira Mello, I...

  • Imigrantes portugueses dos Açores ao Brasil

    A Imigração Açoriana no Brasil foi estimulada pelo interesse de Portugal em povoar o território do Brasil colônia, alternativa empregada para impedir a exploração das novas terras portuguesas por outras nacionalidades. A vinda de imigrantes açorianos stá muito ligada à imigração de portugueses no Brasil. Ap&#x...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Calheta (Açores) ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Calheta (Azores) to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrantes portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de CALHETA (AÇORES) . Ana Maria do Nascimento (Calheta, Ilha de São Jorge, Açores, Portugal, ? - Canguçu, Rio Grande do Sul, 28 de julho de 1...

  • The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas

    The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas This project is to help sort out all of the family members of this family line. There has been much debate as to who the real Pocahontas was, this project it to help find those answers for family members. Due to the fact that many of the family line associated with this family have nothing more then oral histories to go on, this project will t...

  • Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968

    This project was finally inspired by the book: Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968 [Paperback] , Allon Schoener (Editor). " Harlem on My Mind provoked outrage in 1969. The issues it raised are no less alive today."—The New York Times, 1995."Remains one of the richest and most comprehensive records of the history of the African American in the twentieth cen...

  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses do Concelho de Horta ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants of Concelho of Horta to Brazil

    Este é um subprojeto relacionado ao Projeto Maior Brasil: Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil Aqui estão relacionados os imigrante portugueses que vieram ao Brasil do Concelho de HORTA . Ana Inácia de Jesus (Praia do Almoxarife, Horta, Faial, Açores, Portugal, c. 1760 - Brasil, ?) casada com Francisco Inácio de Medeiros. ...

  • Augsburg Displaced Persons Camp

    The purpose of this project is to keep track of all of the displaced persons or Holocaust Survivors that were residents of the Augsburg Displaced Persons Camp in Augsburg , Germany

  • Mauthausen

    Mauthausen Concentration Camp (known from the summer of 1940 as Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp) grew to become a small group of Nazi concentration camps that was built around the villages of Mauthausen and Gusen in Upper Austria, roughly 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the city of Linz. Its history ran from the time of the Anschluss in 1938 to the last week of the Second World War. The lar...

  • Föhrenwald Displaced Persons camp

    The Föhrenwald Displaced Persons camp was one of the largest DP camps in post-World War II Europe and the last to close (in 1957). It was located in the section now known as Waldram in Wolfratshausen in Bavaria, Germany.The camp facilities were originally built in 1939 by IG Farben as housing for its employees at the several munitions factories that it operated in the vicinity. During th...

  • Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire, England

    Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire, England= Bolesworth Castle has been the home of the Barbour family for over 150 years. Bolesworth Castle, stands on the site of a previous very gothic house built in the 1750s. Today, the only 18th century features to have survived are the lake, with its bridge and boathouse, created by the owner John Crewe in 1780 and known as Mr Crewe’s New River. He employ...

  • Historic Cheshire

    Historic Cheshire History of the County of Cheshire - England This project is a collection of Historic or Political profiles combined with a history of this County. The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Cheshire, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of significant people linked...

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  • Harvard University

    Harvard University Harvard Univerity Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • Prominent Scientists: (i) Exact Sciences & Natural Sciences

    Prominent scientists who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the rules of nature. This project is on History Link Selected Profiles (listed by activity period): Exact Sciences BCE Pythagoras, Ὁ Πυθαγόρας, of Samos (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek phil...

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  • Historic Lancashire (incl. Manchester & Merseyside)

    Historic Lancashire (Incl. Manchester & Merseyside) The purpose of this project is to give a historical background to Lancashire, to provide information about those individuals of Historic importance linked to the county and to add links to any profiles of significant people linked to Lancashire who have profiles on GENi. Please visit for a more comprehensive History of the County. ...

  • California Institute of Technology

    Institute of Technology=The California Institute of Technology or Caltech is a private research university located in Pasadena, California, United States. Although founded as a preparatory and vocational school by Amos G. Throop in 1891, the college attracted influential scientists such as George Ellery Hale, Arthur Amos Noyes, and Robert Andrews Millikan in the early 20th century. The vocation...

  • University of Illinois

    The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, University of Illinois, UIUC, or simply Illinois) is a public research-intensive university in the U.S. state of Illinois. A land-grant university, it is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (founded, 1867) is the second oldest public university in the stat...

  • National Medal of Science

    National Medal of Science The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The twelve member presidential Committee on the National Me...

  • United States Army

    [ ] The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775,[5] to meet the demands of the American Revol...

  • Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England

    Historic Buildings of Cheshire, England See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Arley Hall, Northwich This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Cheshire, with links to sub-projects for sp...

  • United States Air Force

    [ ] The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services. Initially part of the United States Army, the USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on 18 September 1947 under the National Security Act of 1947.[5] It is the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed, and is ...

  • Urrechaga / Urrecheaga

    Este proyecto pretende descifrar las conexiones que existen entre el apellido Urrecheaga, (el cual se encuentra extendido principalmente en Venezuela), y el apellido Urrechaga (originario de la provincia de Vizcaya).De antemano se agradece cualquier colaboración!

  • Writers

    Writers Definition (Oxford Paperback Dictionary Thesaurus 2001) A writer is a person who has written a particular text, or who writes books or articles as an occupation - the thesaurus lists author, bard, composer, dramatist, journalist, littérateur, novelist, playwright, poet, wordsmith. Please link the profiles of writers to this project and consider whether they could also b...

  • University of Wisconsin–Madison

    of Wisconsin–Madison=The University of Wisconsin–Madison (also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, or regionally as UW, UW–Madison, or Madison) is a selective public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship ca...

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