Showing posts with label Internet. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Internet. Show all posts

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Halifax Explosion, 1917

To add to my post I did yesterday morning on the Haliax Explosion, the Library and Archives Canada Flickr website now has put photos on the Internet.

The LAC says that the explosion was a “tragedy on a massive scale (which) happened on Canadian shores on December 6, 1917 when the French cargo ship, the SS Mont Blanc, and the Norwegian SS Imo, collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia.’

The photos are at

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

"Classic" No Longer Exists

They have finally closed the Classic, which to many of us was where we cut our teeth on doing Internet genealogy research.
I know there were many problems with the information that the Classical had, and some of it was downright incorrect – but one can say it was an admirable first attempt to put the information online.
I started my research on my ancestor Andrew Barclay on the site, and became a regular visitor, and user when I first went on the Internet in the mid-1990s.
Read his posting “Classic FamilySearch is NoMore” posted on June 25, 2012.