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Top Reasons to Record Your Military History

By Mary V. Danielsen Every soldier has a unique experience in the United States Armed Forces that illustrates a small piece of our American ...

11.11.2014 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
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Just released – Military Memoir of WWII Air Force vet, top turret gunner who survived Black Thursday crash

Editors note: Caporaso was assistant post master in Chatham, New Jersey for 54 years and has been a member of the Chatham Fire ...

25.06.2014 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
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Defining my soundtrack

  Music is the soundtrack of our lives.  As cliche as that sounds, it’s true.  We fall in love with music.  We turn to ...

14.02.2014 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
This is a cropped image of the head of a bronze statue by Fidardo Landi called Daisy

The Monuments Men Movie and My Family History

[Editor’s note: This week marks the long awaited release of The Monuments Men movie, an epic story about a little known group of ...

07.02.2014 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
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We are featured in SJ Magazine

We are  honored to be featured in the February issue of SJ Magazine, showing the work we've done in photo rescue following Hurricane ...

05.02.2014 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
The Flip-Pal mobile scanner is my go-to gadget that I use often.

Using a Flip-Pal scanner in disaster preparedness & family history preservation

The biggest lesson I learned following several natural disasters in 2011 and 2012 is that Mother Nature is not selective. Natural disasters happen ...

04.02.2014 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
Two great memoirs to read and keep - Then Again by Diane Keaton and My Story, My Song by Lucimarian Roberts.

Three memoirs worth keeping

I’m not a big fan of celebrity memoirs, but I am a huge fan of memoirs that share life lessons. In the last ...

23.01.2014 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen

The life story question game

  My Thanksgiving blog post on 20 new life story questions to ask instead of asking everyone what they were thankful for this year ...

05.12.2013 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen

Top reasons to take a portable scanner with you

 Last weekend when I traveled to visit my brother and help with a Victorian Christmas House Tour in his town I added my ...

27.11.2013 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
APH Community Service Award 2013

Danielsen honored with APH Community Service Award

  Mary V. Danielsen of Documented Legacy in Mount Laurel was recently honored with the Community Service Award by the Association of Personal Historians ...

20.11.2013 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen