In this week's Roundup: A profile of a forgotten hero and a look back at Bruce Springsteen paying tribute to his immigrant ancestors at Ellis Island.
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.
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.
How did 700 letters, penned during WWII, survive 77 years under water? And what happened when one of them was reunited with its intended recipient? Find out this – and more – in this week's Roundup!
In this week's Roundup: Gingerbread cookies so beautiful it's (almost) a shame to eat them and one woman shares the generation-spanning connection she discovered when reading her grandmother's immigration papers.
In this week's Roundup: A soldier lost in the Korean War is laid to rest; A tool in development to integrate "machine learning and optimization algorithms...to match refugees to communities where they will find appropriate resources, including employment opportunities"
I am excited to award my latest grant in support of the Statue of Liberty Museum that's being constructed by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation.
In this week's Roundup: Tuskegee Airman Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson's daughter receives a memento of her late father, a crack squad of librarians, two sons receive their missing father's Korean War dog tag, and much 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.
In this week's Roundup: Lots to explore regarding DNA and genetic genealogy, immigration, what to look forward to in the next season of "Who Do You Think You Are?", a new online resource for genies, and, for smiles, an Ancestry blooper