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Go Climb a (Family) Tree!
July 1 is the anniversary of many postal service “firsts”—first postage stamp, first printed
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh, My!
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh, My! Don’t worry, it’s nothing to be afraid of.
Is It All in the Genes?
Everyone’s talking about it. Everyone’s asking about it.
Do You Celebrate Your Name Day?
Recently, someone showed me an old German postcard that gave best wishes for the recipient’s “name day.” A que
The Good Old Days
Hearing Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” again brings back the memory of caps and gowns and the walk down the a
Up a Tree?
Have you always heard that you have Native American ancestors in your family tree?
When researching your family history, have you ever come across someone who seems to disappear?
Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ Pays Visit to Midwest Genealogy Center
If you’ve watched the most recent season of Netflix’s hit show Queer Eye, filmed in our very ow
Extra! Extra! Read (or Learn) All About It!
When I started my search for my Irish roots, I figured it would be a typical story of ancest
Who’s Hiding in Your Family Tree?
Because my parents were old enough to be my grandparents, they looked at things from a different perspec
The Cherokee Freedmen: Slaves of the Tribe
If you have African American ancestors in your family tree, you may struggle to find genealo