Tag Archives: Atlantic

White Star Line Steamships: The Changing Face of Early 20th Century Immigration

When someone speaks about immigration, like many others I picture the crowded steerage of the Titanic movie. Indeed many of the ships that carried 19th century third-class immigrants were crowded, dirty and disease-ridden–the horrors we think about were real. But … Continue reading

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The Transatlantic Cable & New Hampshire

In order to speed up delivery of messages and news between Europe and the United States (normally it took weeks … Continue reading

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Concord New Hampshire Artist: Alice Ericson Cosgrove (1909-1971)

Born Alice Ericson on 16 Feb 1909 in Concord, New Hampshire, the daughter of Finnish immigrants, her father worked as … Continue reading

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U.S. Cable Station, Rye, New Hampshire

The scan of this postcard was graciously provided by Bill Burns who maintains a web site “History of the Atlantic … Continue reading

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New Hampshire: Everything You Didn’t Want to Know About Alewives

Alewives… they are not barmaids, nor spouses of beer drinkers

So what are they, and how did they get their … Continue reading

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