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Personalizing the Data by Scott Harkless

Data can seem impersonal; that is something I have been struggling with in telling the stories of soldiers like Henry Mueller.  Much of the data we derive from vast indexes and reports from the pension administration a lot of the data comes from government forms, filled out by tired and over wrought veterans injured in
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Beyond Family Ties: From Genealogy to Social Network Analysis by Rosemary Hall

Definition of GENEALOGY plural genealogies 1:  an account of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or from older forms 2:  regular descent of a person, family, or group of organisms from a progenitor (see progenitor 1) or older form :  pedigree 3:  the study of family ancestral lines 4:  an account of the origin and
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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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