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The Overseas Pension Project: How Technology and Archives Increase Access to Historical Data

Welcome to The Overseas Pension Project, a big cultural data project stemming from the collaboration of historical societies, universities, and individuals.  We are a team of archivists, historians, genealogists, and information managers with a common mission: exploring data trapped within 200 year old archival documents. Following the Revolutionary War, soldiers received compensation from the Federal government for
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