Benjamin Franklin: First American Diplomat

15 March, 2015
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Benjamin Franklin: First American Diplomat, 1776–1785 Benjamin Franklin, the most distinguished scientific and literary American of his age, was the first American diplomat. He served from 1776 to 1778 on a three-man commission to France charged with the critical task of gaining French support for American independence. French aristocrats and intellectuals embraced Franklin as the personification of the New World Enlightenment. His likeness appeared on medallions, rings, watches, and...

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Mobile Passport Control USA

13 March, 2015
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has launched the Mobile Passport Control (MPC) app, which allows travellers to submit their passport information and customs...

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Passport Application Album 1917

10 March, 2015
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At the beginning of the 20th century Hawaii sugar plantation owners began recruiting Russian workers. Perhaps as many as 2,000 Russians and Ukrainians came...

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East German MIG-21 Jet Pilot “Travel Document”

7 March, 2015
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Meet Wolfgang, an officer in the rank of an Major, of the East German National People’s Army, or Nationale Volksarmee (NVA) and MIG-21 Jet...

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Lidgerwood Passport

4 March, 2015
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THIS is the passport of global businessman William van Vleck Lidgerwood—one of the founders of the Washington Association of New Jersey. Lidgerwood spent most...

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Tränenpalast РBorder Crossing РEast Germany

1 March, 2015
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The Tränenpalast (English: “Palace of Tears”) is the Berlin colloquialism for the former border crossing at Berlin Friedrichstraße station, where East Germans said goodbye...

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Palestine Certificate Of Naturalization 1942

26 February, 2015
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Palestine Certificate Of Naturalization 1942 Without this document you could not get a British Palestine passport or ID card so it’s related to passport...

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Olympic Gold Medal Winner & Wife Saved by R.Wallenberg

23 February, 2015
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An very interesting document set is currently offered which is truly rare to find. An RAOUL WALLENBERG SCHUTZ-PASS (protection pass) and another second document...

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Should you repair your collectibles?

23 February, 2015
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Recently I was asked “How to repair a torn passport cover?” I answered as follows: This cover bears the passport number which you find...

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Edouard Drouyn de Lhuys

18 February, 2015
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Edouard Drouyn de Lhuys (19 November 1805 – 1 March 1881) was a French statesman and diplomat, born at Melun in the department of...

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