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We just had a fabulous Thanksgiving holiday!  Not only did we have 31 guests join us in our feast and thankfulness, but I added a new twist this year and created a theme for the ho[...]
Genealogy: How do you imbue Thanksgiving with your heritage? If you follow me here at all you most likely know my favorite holiday of the year is Thanksgiving. No doubt about it. T[...]
Genealogy Tip O’ the Day: The Trouble with (and Magnificence of) Memories Have you ever found yourself tricked by your own memories? As a genealogist and our family’s resident hist[...]
Czech Genealogy: Why were writers and the press so important to our Czech ancestors? Recently one of the fans of Onward To Our Past® asked us a great question.  It was the followin[...]
Czech Genealogy: Beyond the beer, the kroj, and the koláče. I absolutely love being a genealogical historian. It combines the best of two worlds I can really lose myself in; geneal[...]
Genealogy Resource: Immigration History Research Center & Archives Do you know the Immigration History Research Center & Archives (IHRC/A)? If not, and if you love geneal[...]
Genealogy Knock-Knock. Who’s there? As youngsters, they are likely to be the first jokes we learn in our lives. That good old standby: ‘knock-knock’ jokes. Our grandsons, during th[...]
Cornish Genealogy: Digging up your ancestors and the fun of discovery My grandfather (or Gramps as he preferred), E. G. Phillipps (1888-1970), which he changed to Phillips ‘on the [...]
Genealogy Tip O’ the Day: Day Camp, Overnight Camp, Band Camp – Record Them All! Growing up in Cleveland I loved when summer came and I got to go to camp. I think I attended four i[...]
Bohemian (Czech) Genealogy & Amerikán Národní Kalendář: An Amazing Resource Now At A New Location http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10017213 Bookmark it. Save it. Make i[...]