Archive for the ‘Family History’ Category

“Most of [Europe’s] sugar is made from beet, thanks to a technique developed in the Napoleonic wars, when [a] blockade hit French cane-sugar imports.”

April 25, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/finance-economics/21720909-its-beet-producers-will-still-be-odds-its-cane-refiners-europe

The sugar beet industry played a significant role in the economy of Cache Valley.

See this article The valley’s sweet history by Denise Albiston Feb 6, 2006, and this excerpt:

“Around 1915, Cache Valley’s cash crop was the sugar beet, and that river of white continued until 1979 when the last harvest was plucked and shipped north into central Idaho. For more than 50 years, cultures, communities and families rotated with the crop, harvesting in mid-September through late November.”

“‘TCM Big Screen Classics’ Series Returns to Cinemas Nationwide in 2017 for 14 Legendary Films over 12 Months” (Updated)

April 2, 2017

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161208005279/en/%E2%80%98TCM-Big-Screen-Classics%E2%80%99-Series-Returns-Cinemas

Update (20170403)

My father plans to see “North by Northwest ” on March 5, and “Casablanca” on November 15.

Save the Date – – Hans and Eoline Andersen Family Reunion – – Saturday, June 16, 2018

March 14, 2017

Utah Department of Heritage & Arts: Salt Lake Tribute Negatives Collection

February 28, 2017

https://collections.lib.utah.edu/search?facet_setname_s=dha_sltnc

A great resource – – 171,664 negatives.

“The Rat Patrol – – The World War II North African missions of an Allied commando patrol squad of the Long Range Desert Group.”

February 25, 2017

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060018/?ref_=tttr_tr_tt

I can’t remember what got me thinking about this the other day, but this was one of my family’s favorite programs when I was a kid.It turns out the first episode, along with other episodes, is in on YouTube.