Wednesday, December 31, 2003
Writing the story of your immigrant?
Provide background for the emigration journey, using EPHEMERA.
Larsson's Maritime Timetable Images site: A collection by Björn Larsson of ship sailing lists, timetables, brochures and booklets describing the shipping companies and their liners. Use of the images on your website is allowed, if you credit Larsson and provide a link to his site. You will need to know the ship on which your ancestors sailed or the name of the shipping company.
(Shipping lines) http://www.timetableimages.com/maritime/images/list.htm
The Ephemera Society of America: http://www.ephemerasociety.org/
History of Postcard Types: http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Meadows/2487/pchistory.htm
Genealogy Images of History: http://www.genealogyimagesofhistory.com/
Vintage Postcards and Genealogy: http://genealogy.about.com/cs/postcards/
Cyndislist - Postcards: http://www.cyndislist.com/postcards.htm
Postcards: http://www.postcardman.net/ - Worldwide, vintage
Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. - St. Francis of Assisi