In this week's Roundup: Memories of my Dad on what would have been his 85th birthday, a hidden gem in an 1864 town book, the last man to leave Ellis Island, and more.
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."
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.
In this week's Roundup: A peek into the genetic genealogy sleuthing process, organizing your family history research, two soldiers lost in past conflicts coming home, and more.