In this week's Roundup: A morphing surname, detours in Scotland, a great-grandmother who crossed the Atlantic three times throughout her immigration journey, and other tales from the roots of Melissa McCarthy.
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.
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.
What would your feelings be if an agency sought to force the sale of your childhood home – site of both happy and tragic memories – via eminent domain? Read one man's story of such a situation – along with lots of other tidbits – in this week's Roundup.
Does the idea of vacationing in a restored, historic coastal village in Scotland's Outer Hebrides pique your wanderlust? Check out this destination and assorted tidbits of genealogical lore in this week's Roundup.
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"
In this week's Roundup: A fun toy alert, a soldier lost in the Vietnam War to be buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, Warhol photography archives to be made publicly available, and more.
In this week's Roundup: A mother and son separated by war are reunited after 68 years, life stories of veterans buried at Riverside National Cemetery researched and written by students, and more.