Genealogy Roundup, August 1

Genealogy Roundup, August 1

DNA to X-ray: Military has variety of tools to ID remains – I’ve been telling folks that we already have DNA reference samples from relatives of most of the Korean War soldiers who remain unaccounted for, but didn’t know the exact figure. It’s 92% of the 8,100. Also, this piece neglects to mention that we also do occasional WWI cases.

Pentagon identifies Tuskegee Airman missing from World War II – So, so honored to have had the opportunity to research the family of Tuskegee airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson. Welcome home, Sir.

He found 15 books in a Sierra dumpster. Then he found out they belonged to Thomas Jefferson. – Check those dumpsters, y’all!

In a Historic Building, Your Feet Might as Well Be Jackhammers – An aspect I hadn’t given a lot of thought to before. Delighted that they featured the Tenement Museum, one of my favorites!

Photo Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Amara Timberlake


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