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This collection provides brief, informal background information of various people, places and events related to the Mayflower and early colonial America in the 1600s. It is part of my learning experience about the separatists and others who sailed 400 years ago.
This collection provides brief, informal background information of various people, places and events related to the American Revolution (1761-1783). It is part of my learning experience about the Patriots and others who formed the United States 250 years ago.
American Protestant Mission
This collection focuses on the approximate 184 men and women that served in Hawaiʻi over the course of a little over 40-years (1820-1863 - the “Missionary Period”) to carry out the mission of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (ABCFM) in the Hawaiian Islands.
Voyage of the Thaddeus
This collection chronicles the voyage of the Thaddeus, the ship that took the first American Protestant missionaries to Hawai‘i (from Boston on October 23, 1819 to Kailua-Kona on April 4, 1820). It includes mapping of their daily progress and journal entries of the passengers.
This Collection shows a compilation of summary information about what was happening in Hawai‘i at various points in time with what was happening elsewhere (in the US and around the world). This a pictorial/caption summary of these activities typically presented in decadal time frames.
This collection includes a number of expanded discussions on a range of generally unrelated topics, although all link back in some way to the history of the Hawaiian Islands. In part, they include assemblages of prior posts based on a central theme, place, event, institution, etc.