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Small Town Newspapers

Small Town Papers gives you free access to the people, places and events recorded in real time over the decades or even centuries! Browse and search the scanned newspaper archive from 1846 up to the current edition! Their archives contain millions of names of ancestors not found anywhere else. Enhance your Ancestry research with their high resolution scanned newspaper archive. Find distant relatives and discover your ethnic heritage by reading the articles about family and friends written back in the day.

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Early Explorations of Louisiana Territory

From the mouth of the Verdigris, in its day the farthest thrust of the pioneer, the conquest of a large part of the Southwest was achieved. The story of this campaign covering a period of nearly fifty years, has never been written, though it contains much of romance that even in the form of isolated or related incidents, it is possible to record. The Louisiana Purchase itself was romance. In 1803 President Jefferson directed Monroe and Livingston to negotiate for the purchase of New Orleans for the United States, and they brought home title to an empire, practically a donation from France.

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Mayhew, Brainard, Elliot, and Monroe Missions

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now From 1822, to the time they were dispossessed of every foot of their ancient domains, and driven away to a then wilderness, the schools increased...

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Choctaws views on God and Murder

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Among every North American Indian tribe from their earliest known history down to the present, there was and is a universal belief in the...

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Missionaries among the Native Americans

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now According to traditional authority, the morning star of the Choctaws religious era, (if such it may be termed) first lit up their eastern...

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