Historical societies all over the country have old mystery photos of local citizens. The picture above is from the Houston County, Tenn., Archives. Thank you to Archivist / Records Manager Melissa Barker for submitting this image.
Melissa knows from the photographers imprint it was taken by Edward E. Collison, Jr.
The Following is a Plus Edition article underwritten by and copyright by Dick Eastman.
One of the vexing problems with old cemeteries and historical sites is the difficulty of finding the locations of unmarked graves. In many cases, the desire is to locate the graves so that they may be identified and left undisturbed by new construction. To be sure, the locations may have been marked at one time with wooden or even stone markers.
Return for a 14th series, the producers of the UK version of the Who Do You Think You Are? Television Programs have revealed; the following celebrities will be featured in this year's version:
Games of Thrones' Charles Dance, OBE - AKA Tywin LannisterClare Balding, OBE is a award-winning broadcaster, journalist and author.Big Brother's Emma WillisDirector, Choreographer and Strictly Come Dancing Judge Craig Revel HorwoodFearne Cotton, an English television and radio presenter, best known for presenting a number of popular television programs such as Top of the Pops and the Red Nose Day telethons.
Hvis din forfader eller andre forhold var en del af New Deal Civilian Conservation Corps Program, camp newspapers are great for learning about his experience. And it's getting easier to accessCCC Campaigns from Virginia (plus a few from outsideVirginia).
"The Virginia Newspaper Project (VNP) is thrilled to announce an ongoing project to make the Library of Virginia's Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) newspapers available on Virginia Chronicle. The camp newspapers in the LVA's collection, published from 1934 to 1941 by the young but of the CCC, were mostly distributed in camps throughout the Commonwealth, although a handful of locales outside Virginia.
Suzanne Colton, aged 64, always yearned to find her biological mother. Hun gikk til betydelige anstrengelser som søgte her, men var aldri vellykket. After seeing a recent segment on the daily television show, Fox and Friends, where the author Yvette Corporon presented the show's hosts with their DNA results, she was inspired. Suzanne decided to order a MyHeritage DNA kit to unravel the mystery of her family history.
Yesterday I wrote (at http://bit.ly/2surTWg) About a segment on the popular US news program Fox & Friends that featured family history research by means of combined DNA and online research techniques. Now the same news program is continuing its reporting today. This morning's Fox & Friends about an amazing mother-daughter reunion, made possible thanks to MyHeritage DNA.
In today's segment, you can see one of the show's viewers who were so inspired by the hosts' discoveries after taking the MyHeritage DNA test (aired on March 22 and also available here), At hun bestemte sig for at tage testen selv og var i stand til å finne henne biologiske mor, som hun har vært ute etter hele livet.