In this week's Roundup: A lovely article appreciating those who came before; news about the proposed fee hike that could impact genealogists, historians, and others who use the USCIS Genealogy Program to access historic immigration records; a good read about forensic genealogy, and lots more.
In this week's Roundup: A graphic novel about the heroic actions of Medal of Honor Recipient Henry Johnson, thoughts on cursive writing, some mindless escapism courtesy of Netflix, and more.
I’m happy to announce that the 222nd (and final!) grant has been awarded to Rosie Rowley. Grant funds will be used to buy a portable scanner with a document feeder to assist with the creation of a digital index of local newspapers on cards.
In this week's Roundup: A good yarn to enjoy, written by my one-time pen pal and still friend, and the story of a doozie of a case I just finished researching for the Army
In this week's Roundup: Reminders of steamships in New York City, once one of the world's busiest ports; a colonel's WWII-era Army uniform is returned to his granddaughter, who "for the past 3 ½ years has researched and documented the life of her late grandfather, publishing his wartime diaries and giving speeches about his heroism"; and more . . .