In this week's Roundup: When Americans picnicked in cemeteries, Finding Your Roots news, and more.
When asked what she wanted people to take away from a visit to the Statue of Liberty Museum, Diane von Furstenberg answered, "The importance of liberty and the importance of freedom. The museum is directly across from Ellis Island, so it’s also about the importance of welcoming people."
What would your feelings be if an agency sought to force the sale of your childhood home – site of both happy and tragic memories – via eminent domain? Read one man's story of such a situation – along with lots of other tidbits – in this week's Roundup.
How do you know roots travel has become a 'thing'? When it's common enough to be used to sell luggage! Check out a lovely little video featuring Zoë and Lenny Kravitz in this week's Roundup.
In this week's Roundup: Looking back 100 years after what remains New York City’s worst subway accident, remembering 'the world's oldest rebel,' and 1,350 repatriation cases submitted to the Army.
In this week's Roundup: A fun toy alert, a soldier lost in the Vietnam War to be buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, Warhol photography archives to be made publicly available, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A retiree is reunited with a scrapbook created by the mother he lost to death when he was six years old, research on the roots of Betty White and Rick Scott, and more...
In this week's Roundup: A soldier killed in World War II is returned home for burial nearly 74 years after his death, an exciting new project from Reclaim the Records, DNA braids, and more.