In this week's Roundup: Looking back at the start of the digital revolution in genealogical research, a lovely approach to honoring those in unmarked graves, and a precocious soldier (chuckles for the day).
In this week's Roundup: A charming story about a handshake deal, an 80-year-old beekeeper, and his honeybees, who are hard at work in a slice of woods on the Niagara Frontier; Joe Biden's Irish roots, a statue honoring the patron saint of immigrants, and much, much 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.
In this week's Roundup: how DNA helped one man identify his grandfather and solve a crime, two orphan heirloom stories, Oprah's keynote at the Statue of Liberty Museum opening, 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."