Genealogy show concludes on Sunday

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“Who Do You Think You Are?” will conclude this Sunday at 9 p.m. on the TLC channel.

In the show, Tom Bergeron, host of Dancing with the Stars, sets out to unravel the history of his paternal roots. Tracing back over 400 years, he uncovers the dramatic story of his 10x great-grandparents, who endured brutal warfare and starvation in France. Then Tom follows their daughter, who was orphaned as a teenager and bravely set off across the Atlantic, playing a significant role in establishing the New World.
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Girlie Books

We're not sure where the trend of books with the word "girl" in the title got started, but it doesn't seem like it's ending anytime soon. Vulture.com has a list of 91 titles from the just past few years, while Goodreads came up with a list with … [Continue reading]

“Who Do You Think Are You?” recap

On last night's episode of "Who Do You Think You Are/", actor Bryan Cranston was seeking information on his paternal line. His father, who was also an actor, deserted the family when Bryan was 11 and he wanted to know whether this was a pattern in … [Continue reading]

Three free webinars set for Wednesday

Three free webinars will be offered on Wednesday, August 19. Legacy Family Tree webinars will present "Discovering Your Kentucky Ancestors" at 2 p.m. Learn about the records that transcend the development of Kentucky county, Virginia to the … [Continue reading]

Free Art Online

Image taken from page 429 of 'Lehrbuch der Geschichte der alten Welt, mit besonderer Berücksichtigung von Mythologie, Kunst- und Cultur-Geschichte für höhere Schulen ... Mit einem Vorwort von ... G. Kreyenberg' (British Library) Via Openculture, … [Continue reading]