Restoring centuries-old family treasure below the streets of Manhattan – This is an intriguing read.

The Powerful 1940 Map That Depicts America as a Nation of Immigrants – The more things change, the more it’s the same thing

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Melissa McCarthy’s Family Tree – Just heard from an Irish media outlet asking about Melissa McCarthy, so this seems a good time to re-share this about her roots.

Well Read: Somewhere my love –  I *must* get this book – partly because I love “Dr. Zhivago” and partly because I’m part-Pasternak (though no reason to think I’m related to Boris).

Reclaim the Records: An Interview –  Learn more about the important work of Reclaim the Records and Brooke Schreier Ganz here (VIDEO)

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