In this week's Roundup: Archives Hashtag Parties (fun!), a pharmacogenetic and genealogy partnership, remembering the enslaved man who rescued freedom, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A thoughtful article examining one angle of questions surrounding genetic privacy and ethics, the last man to leave Ellis Island, a poignant Christmas memory, and much more.
In this week's Roundup: A heartwarming story of closure brought to a WWII pilot's son, a gravestone chronicling a grudge, a wearable gift idea for history buffs, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A promising new resource for researching and remembering people who were enslaved, plus an oldie but goodie memory of the late, great Leah Chase, Queen of Creole Cuisine.
He would wake us on Saturday mornings whistling reveille. This was usually accompanied by a glass of OJ and quick, vigorous back rubs to “get the blood pumping.” It was time to do chores and you weren’t going out to play before the house was spotless because this officer-father liked precision, control, and cleanliness. The army had been a good choice for him.
In this week's Roundup: The story of a man who volunteers his time to honor the dead and another about seeking to right a historic wrong and restore discarded headstones.