Category Archives: Black sheep

Thomas Swale and Legion fight alien leasing

In the early 20th century, laws were written in various states to try and preserve jobs and land for Anglos (sound familiar?). In Washington State, legal aliens of Japanese descent would be willing and able to pay much more to … Continue reading

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Waiting for information

Sending off requests for information to libraries can be a time and money-saving way to do genealogy research. The first time I was surprised by how quickly the information came back. This time I am waiting, waiting, waiting… I know … Continue reading

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