Friday, 6 July 2012

the passengers






3 comments:

  1. Oh look, George Lucas...a different one, but still. It seems to me that there are a great number of single young women on this boat, though there's no way to know their age.

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  2. I picked a couple of (easy-to-find) names from Delaware and thought I'd have a look for them on the 1940 census and just see what age they were and occupation. But I couldn't easily find them, (I've already spent hours looking for my 'own' people on the 1940 (people I thought would be in Delaware or PA) and am still looking, so any strangers would have to really easy to find).
    I agree as the list is you can't tell if they might be looking for husbands or whether they are older single ladies.

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  3. Interesting that most were New Englanders and very little Canadians. Hopefully Professor Ferguson represented the host country well.

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