Genealogy

Historical data: Hidden in the past

Old photos, logbooks and papers are a gold mine for fields such as ecology and climatology.<p>In 2012, Ruth Thurstan turned to an unconventional source …

Washington D.C.

Commodore Lewis/Louis Warrington, France’s Revolutionary Gift to America

While France and the United States have always exchanged gifts representative of their support of democratic ideals, not all the gifts were between …

Military History

What? An Archives Wants My Stuff

Well, not really my stuff, they want my grandparent’s stuff, but how awesome is that?!<p>My genealogy collection includes a large number of items that …

Can People Access Your Driver's License in an Online Database?

Now, here's a home page that would seem to confirm everyone's worst fears about the Internet! Billed as the website of the "National Motor Vehicle …

Driver's Licenses

A 2017 GPA for every school district in Ohio; Ottawa Hills 1st; Beachwood, Solon tie for 5th

Rank<p>District<p>County<p>GPA<p>1<p>Ottawa Hills<p>Lucas<p>4.000<p>2<p>Granville<p>Licking<p>3.824<p>2<p>Madeira<p>Hamilton<p>3.824<p>4<p>Indian …

Cleveland

Library of Congress Labs Goes Live, a “Place to Encourage Innovation with LC Digital Collections”

Say Hello and Welcome to LC Labs from the National Digital Initiatives Team at the Library of Congress.Direct to @LC_Labs of TwitterIn a Few Words …

Library of Congress

January - June 2013 Results of Trial

Results Of Trialhttp://www.jag.navy.mil/images/logo0809OJAG3.gif<p>http://www.jag.navy.mil/news/ROT.htm<p>Date: …

U.S. Navy

Forgotten stories of Indigenous heritage discovered deep in archives

Stories of the Indigenous heritage of thousands of Australians have been buried and forgotten deep in the country's archives, but are now beginning …

Australian News

How I Found 100 Lost Ancestors in my Family Tree

What discoveries have you made in your ancestry research? In today's episode, Peggy Lauritsen reveals her amazing overnight encounter, leading to the …

Mormonism

The lowdown from Suzy Menkes #SuzyLFW: Fashion as theatre – and film

SUZY MENKES SUZY MENKES COLUMN<p>Halpern’s sparkling performance and Gareth Pugh’s gory movie.

Fashion

New week, new polls. Did your favorite high school football team make it?

The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points, previous rankings and next …

Lexington

Monday links

Dr. Samuel Johnson (wiki) was born on this date in 1709: here’s a selection of his insults and Scotland-bashing comments.<p>The now-abandoned Russian …

Game of Thrones

Rabbinical Courts rapidly adding names to marriage blacklists

If people are on the Prevented from Marrying list, neither they nor their children will ever be able to get married in Israel.<p>The Chief Rabbinate is …

World News

View of the lynching of Tom Shipp and Abe Smith at Marion, Indiana, August 7, 1930.

Title<p>View of the lynching of Tom Shipp and Abe Smith at Marion, Indiana, August 7, 1930.<p>Collection<p>Lynching.<p>Dates / Origin<p>Date Created: 1923 - …

New York Public Library

Revealed: how YOUR ancestors could have been convicts transported to Australia

A new website will allow genealogists and family historians to discover the fate of ancestors convicted of crimes and transported overseas.<p>The …

Yoga + Beer Tualatin | Ancestry Brewing

Join us for detox + retox at Ancestry Brewing in Tualatin. This Yoga + Beer event will begin with a 75 minute all levels, flow yoga class, taught by …

Yoga

Tracing Your Roots: Have I Found My Ancestor’s Plantation?

She found a photo of her great-grandmother in the records of a historic plantation house in Georgia, but little information about her life under …

African-American News

I’m a descendant of the Cherokee Nation’s black slaves. Tribal citizenship is our birthright.

<i>About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Look for the About US newsletter launching this fall.</i><p><i>A decade after the Cherokee Nation voted overwhelmingly to deny citizenship for descendants of the people it enslaved, a district court judge</i> …

News (U.S.)

TV Schedule | Watch | Finding Your Roots

Today’s leading artists, politicians, activists, performers and journalists discover surprising ancestral stories while learning their family history …

Confederate rally organizers say they don’t know how many people to expect Saturday

Out-of-state organizers of a rally to show support for Confederate monuments slated for Saturday say they don’t know how many people to expect.<p>Tara …

Robert E. Lee

Canterbury woman battles funeral home for husband's death certificate

STACY SQUIRES/STUFF<p>Maree Ford lost her husband to cancer in July and she has been battling to get his death certificate from the funeral home …

New Zealand News

Family - Japanese Vocabulary

In Japanese, the terms of family relationships differ according to whether you are talking about your own family to someone else, or the other …

Language

5 Of NJs Highest Earning Towns Are In Morris County

Of the top 20 towns with the highest median income in New Jersey, five are in Morris County. See how all Morris County towns rank here.

POST: Reginold Royston and Digital Humanities Research and Pedagogy

As part of their “Documenting DH” oral history series, UW-Madison’s Digital Humanities Research Network conducted an interview with Reginold Royston …

Humanities

3 Helpful Charts About Genealogy Software and Online Trees

It doesn’t take too long for those of us who love genealogy to realize we need tools to keep track of our family trees—the names, dates, places, how …

Resources for Researching Local History

Each town, whether in America, England, Canada or China, has its own story to tell. Sometimes the great events of history will have affected the …

Old newspaper ads cast light on Irish emigrants to US

A genealogy website is today publishing details of over 45,000 appeals for information on Irish people missing in North America over a 90-year period.<p>…

News (Ireland)

What Your Family Tree Can Tell You About Your Health

You get your checkups and and live on kale—great! But if you don’t know why Grandpa was in the hospital last year or what your mom takes those meds …

Cancer

Parents of daycare kids failing to keep immunization records up to date

Nearly half of records kept at Ottawa daycares incomplete, OPH finds<p>Parents of children in Ottawa daycares are failing to keep their kids' …

Public Health

Self-preservation: The Gibraltar National Archives uses cloud to safeguard its history

Retaining corporate data for many years after it was created is a concept many enterprises are familiar with, and is an essential part of ensuring …

Business Technology