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Friday, February 27, 2015

February 27, 2008: ‘National Review’ Editor William F. Buckley Dies

February 27, 2008: 'National Review' Editor William F. Buckley Dies

In one of the great hatchet jobs of Nation history, Robert Sherrill argued that even in the prime of his clipboard-enabled antics, Buckley was already “quite dead.”


February 26, 1919: The Grand Canyon Becomes a National Park


February 25, 1956: Khrushchev Denounces the Stalinist 'Personality Cult'


February 24, 1946: Juan Peron is Elected President of Peru


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South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872

Save 25% on All-Access Membership Limited time. Part of Fold3's Black History Collection is the South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872. Like the title suggests, this item contains bills of sale, inventory and appraisement books, and inventories of estates from the Charleston area of South Carolina between 1732 and 1872. It is a joint project with the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Family Search, and the Lowcountry Africana group.

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Friday, February 13, 2015

Free Access to the Black History Collection

Free Access to Fold3's Black History Records

Black History Month

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Save 25% on All-Access Membership Limited time. To commemorate Black History Month, Fold3 is making its Black History records available for free through the end of February.

In order to make browsing these records easier, Fold3 has divided them into the categories of Slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction & Jim Crow Laws, the World Wars, and the Civil Rights Movement. Just select the era you're interested in to start looking through the associated photos and documents.

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