In this week's Roundup: A heartfelt and thought-provoking poem touching past and future (recited by the author), RIP Irish sculptor Jeanne Rynhart, and more.
Trish Hackett Nicola of ChineseExclusionFiles.com has been awarded the second of two grants in Q1 2020. Grant funds will be used to help cover the costs of running the ChineseExclusionFiles website.
This quarter’s grant was awarded in support of the educational programming offered by the Nichi Bei Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to keeping the Japanese American community connected, informed, and empowered.
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."
Semiferal pets, cash stuffed into medicine bottles, and sometimes a file cabinet that reveals a millionaire. Ever wondered about the work of public administrators who oversee the estates and search for heirs of those who die without a will? Check out this week's roundup for a fascinating peek behind the scenes.