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1207, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, July 12

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In this week's Roundup: Goat yoga in cemeteries, two soldiers accounted for and returning home, gardening the graves of strangers in a historic cemetery, and more . . .

2806, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, June 28

By |June 28th, 2017|Family History, Genealogy Roundup, History, Human Interest, Immigration, Military|0 Comments

In this week's Roundup: a history of Rusyns, a great grandkids photo idea, the possible genetic predisposition toward wanderlust, and more.

1306, 2017

My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War

By |June 13th, 2017|Books, History, Military|0 Comments

2017 marks the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, a conflict often neglected in favor of World War II, which is unfortunate given that WWII is, in some respects, the offspring of the earlier conflict. Andrew Carroll’s My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War is the ideal book to help rectify this balance.

706, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, June 7

By |June 7th, 2017|Books, Genealogy Roundup, Human Interest, Military|0 Comments

In this week's Roundup: Get your heart warmed, reading about one bride's 'something blue'. Also: explore the 65 symbols on US military tombstones, check out Ancestry.com news, and more.

3105, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, May 31

By |May 31st, 2017|Genealogy Roundup, History, Military|0 Comments

This week: See the winning design for the new World War I memorial plus thoughts on being able to have a share in making sure no man is left behind.

1705, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, May 17

By |May 17th, 2017|DNA / Genetic Genealogy, Genealogy Roundup, Human Interest, Military|0 Comments

This week: A restaurant born of loss that showcases a spectrum of cultural cuisines - all cooked with love by grandmothers, a retired doctor helped by genetic genealogy to identify the father she never knew, a love letter lost for more than seventy years makes its way to the intended recipient, and much more!

305, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, May 3

By |May 3rd, 2017|Family History, Genealogy Roundup, History, Human Interest, Military|0 Comments

This week: Explore a museum of architecture that once housed the U.S. Pension Bureau, what makes people love physical books, an Underground Railroad memorial in the corner of a McDonald's parking lot, and more.

1904, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, April 19

By |April 19th, 2017|Genealogy Roundup, History, Human Interest, Military, Orphan Heirlooms|0 Comments

This week: In another orphan heirloom rescue, a wallet missing for 50 years is returned to the original owner's family; the story of our genes; UN files on the Holocaust to be opened and made searchable online, and much more!

1204, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, April 12

By |April 12th, 2017|Genealogy Roundup, History, Human Interest, Military|0 Comments

In this week's Roundup: How WWI shaped the U.S. economically, socially and culturally; an 86-year-old woman visits the cabin she grew up in, now on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and reflects on what life was like as a youth; plus much more.

504, 2017

Genealogy Roundup, April 5

By |April 5th, 2017|Celebrities, Genealogy Roundup, History, Human Interest, Military|0 Comments

Lots to explore this week: an abandoned hotel in the Italian Alps, a branch of the underground railroad you might not have heard of before, a shopping list that hints at "the management of the households of the wealthy" in the 17th century, a soldier missing from the Korean War returning home, and more.