July 28, 2014

Massachusetts: West Springfield Revs Up $2 Million Capital Campaign for $13.4 Million Public Library Project

From The Republican (Springfield, MA): Now that drawings of the $13.4 million West Springfield Public Library building project have been unveiled, the group running the WestSide Story $2 million capital campaign for the project is kicking its efforts into high gear. [Clip] The project will consist of work on the oldest part of the library, […]

A Project is Underway to Digitize War of 1812 Pension Files

From the The Commercial-News (Danville, IL:) The Federation of Genealogical Societies, the National Archives and the genealogical community have started a project to digitize the War of 1812 pension files. The “Preserve the Pensions” campaign aims to raise $3.7 million to digitize more than 180,000 pension files containing more than 7.2 million pages, and to […]