Category: History

Hitler’s descendant, living on Long Island, says he dislikes Trump | Business Insider

We tracked down one of Hitler’s last living family members on Long Island and found he likes Merkel and dislikes Trump Three brothers living on Long Island, New York, are believed to be the last living family members of Adolf Hitler.The brothers rarely share details … Continue reading Hitler’s descendant, living on Long Island, says he dislikes Trump | Business Insider

Does an exception clause in the 13th amendment still permit slavery? | HISTORY

Does an exception clause in the 13th amendment still permit slavery? | HISTORY

The 13th amendment, which officially abolished slavery in the United States in 1865, includes a loophole regarding involuntary servitude. The year the Civil War ended, the U.S. amended the Constitution to prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude. But it purposefully left in one big loophole for … Continue reading Does an exception clause in the 13th amendment still permit slavery? | HISTORY

Archaeologists find ancient ‘comics’ decorating Roman tomb in Jordan | Haaretz.com

Archaeologists in Jordan have uncovered a Roman-era tomb decorated with spectacular frescoes that include rudimentary “comics” – which were written in Aramaic using Greek letters. The drawings provide extraordinary testimony to the diverse and cosmopolitan environment in the Hellenistic border towns of the Roman empire. Like other wondrous … Continue reading Archaeologists find ancient ‘comics’ decorating Roman tomb in Jordan | Haaretz.com

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 15 Sep 2018

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 15 Sep 2018.

Most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 15 Sep 2018. Featured image: Naples, Italy FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 15 Sep 2018.   Argentina Argentina, Santa Fe, Catholic Church Records, 1634-1975 Australia Australia, South Australia, Immigrants Ship Papers, 1849-1940 Australia, Victoria, Inward Passenger … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 15 Sep 2018.

13,000 year old brewer discovered in Israel | Ancient Origins

A new study published in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports suggests beer brewing practices existed in the Eastern Mediterranean over five millennia before the earliest known evidence, discovered in northern China . In an archaeological collaboration project between Stanford University in the United States, … Continue reading 13,000 year old brewer discovered in Israel | Ancient Origins

Historical research tips for historians researching family trees | History Extra

Historical research tips for historians researching family trees | History Extra

1 Establish some research questions Conducting historical research will be much easier if it is directed towards some clear and realistic objectives. One way to define these objectives is to establish some questions that your research will help answer. These questions can take different forms, … Continue reading Historical research tips for historians researching family trees | History Extra

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 15 Aug 2018

Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 16 Jul 2018.

  The following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 16 Jul 2018. (Featured image: Lime Street, Liverpool, in the 1890s with St. George’s Hall in England) FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 16 Jul 2018.   Bolivia Bolivia Catholic Church Records, 1566-1996 … Continue reading Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org updates and additions to 16 Jul 2018.