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Digital reality check: CD-ROM database of WW2 airmen can only be opened on Windows 98

Digital reality check: CD-ROM database of WW2 a...

Last fall, data scientist and amateur World War 2 historian Mara Truslow Storey shared the picture of an ancient laptop on her social media account, along with a plea for...

Digital reality check: CD-ROM database of WW2 a...

Last fall, data scientist and amateur World War 2 historian Mara Truslow Storey shared the picture of an ancient laptop on her social media account, along with a plea for...

4 ways old maps can help genealogists

4 ways old maps can help genealogists

I recently got back from Northern New York, where I stayed at The Sherman Inn, a wonderful history-themed B&B located in a former elementary school. One of the rooms has...

4 ways old maps can help genealogists

I recently got back from Northern New York, where I stayed at The Sherman Inn, a wonderful history-themed B&B located in a former elementary school. One of the rooms has...

Ancestry piles on more fees, including new "AncestryDNA Plus" for formerly free features

Ancestry piles on more fees, including new "Anc...

Ancestry.com has hit new lows in the past month, with a slew of price increases and new fees. The biggest change: the removal of formerly free features that came with...

Ancestry piles on more fees, including new "Anc...

Ancestry.com has hit new lows in the past month, with a slew of price increases and new fees. The biggest change: the removal of formerly free features that came with...

Finding Your Roots Alanis Morissette and Ciara

Finding Your Roots Season 10: a mysterious NPE ...

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is back! Finding Your Roots Season 10, Episode 1, “Born to Sing,” explores the family history of two famous pop singers: Alanis Morissette and Ciara. Finding...

Finding Your Roots Season 10: a mysterious NPE ...

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is back! Finding Your Roots Season 10, Episode 1, “Born to Sing,” explores the family history of two famous pop singers: Alanis Morissette and Ciara. Finding...

Inspired by Kovels' antiques guides: "We came from Nowheresville"

Inspired by Kovels' antiques guides: "We came f...

Our college-aged daughter has a growing interest in antiques. This grew out of her love of thrifting, which started in goodwill stores but has since spread the treasures found in...

Inspired by Kovels' antiques guides: "We came f...

Our college-aged daughter has a growing interest in antiques. This grew out of her love of thrifting, which started in goodwill stores but has since spread the treasures found in...

Revisiting Christmas classics from centuries past

Revisiting Christmas classics from centuries past

At this time of year, we revisit the Christmas classics from centuries past. A Christmas Carol (1843). The Dead, James Joyce’s haunting holiday tale at the end of Dubliners (1914)....

Revisiting Christmas classics from centuries past

At this time of year, we revisit the Christmas classics from centuries past. A Christmas Carol (1843). The Dead, James Joyce’s haunting holiday tale at the end of Dubliners (1914)....