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Finding Fire Capt. Frank J. Becker

My great-grandfather Frank Becker was a fireman. I knew that he had been promoted to captain at some point, and some relatives had once told me they thought it had been covered on TV or in the newspaper. I wanted … Continue reading

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Search old St. Louis Post-Dispatch stories (1874-1922)

Hey, family history buffs and amateur genealogists in St. Louis County! Get out your library card, and check out an awesome new resource: ProQuest’s Historical St. Louis Post-Dispatch database It includes searchable full text and full image articles from 1874 … Continue reading

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