Looking through my 1000+ articles saved to Pocket, I've amassed quite the collection of disparate things to read. I'll be sharing them with you on a semi-regular basis.
Labor Day has its definite history, but what does this holiday signify in your life?
Andrew Carnegie. Steel magnate. Important man of the 19th century. Immigrant. Philanthropist. Fascinating guy. Wish I could have met him.
Over on my First Person History blog, where I’ve been typing up my great grandfather, Arthur’s letters from rebuilding Germany after WWII, a couple of letters recently have really stood out as interesting and influential. The most interesting of which included a letter from Arthur’s Haus Frau, Edith. She was so optimistic about the future,...Read More
We are still four years off from our next U.S. Census taking, but our census fascinates me at all times in between. Historical censuses are pivotal pieces in my family history research, and they are just interesting in their own right, for taking a snapshot in time.