Register your email address to receive (very occasional) email notification when new information is added.You'll receive an email right away to confirm your subscription, and you can unsubscribe at any time.The orange button above will locate the XML file that you can use in an RSS feed aggregator to receive notification of all new entries and links published on this site.This is a very low-volume feed, with a few new items appearing every few weeks.You can subscribe to receive email whenever new things are added, a few times a year.We also have one of those RSS feeds to subscribe to the same notifications.This paper attempts to reconstruct a basic history of the Anglo concertina in the U. by using nineteenth-century tutors, newspaper mentions, anecdotes from family histories, and archival photographs.Topics discussed include the early use of German concertinas in the Eastern U.
Briefly, there are three basic decisions to be made.
S., the use of Anglo concertinas by Mormon and other western pioneers, use during the War Between the States, use by African-Americans, use in nautical contexts, use by immigrant and other ethnic groups, and use by the American branch of the Salvation Army.
Some previously unpublished photographs are included. This study looks at the 978 women for whom there are 1,769 transactions—about 12% of the total—recorded in nine extant Wheatstone & Co.
New information about Charles Jeffries and all of his family that participated in the concertina making business.
Contains the first known pictures of Charles and Mary Ann Jeffries, and reproductions of birth, marriage, and death certificates where known. Brief descriptions of the addresses where Charles Jeffries lived and worked, with maps of the Praed Street area, White Lion Passage, and the Kilburn area.