Do you have family history in Budapest? Explore the range of archival collections available with this Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace.
“Holocaust Testimony and the Passing of Elie Wiesel” a Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace discusses the continued importance of Holocaust testimony globally.
Tracing ancestors in historical newspapers – are your ancestors hitting the headlines or are they buried in the back pages?
“Lost Voices” a Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace explores the vocal landscape of your ancestry through accents, dialects and languages.
“Country of Origin” a Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace explores our ancestors’ identities as former national identities changed.
“Ex Libris” a Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace considers heirloom books and what your family treasures can tell you about your ancestors.
“End of the Ancestral Line?” a Thursday Thoughts blogpost from historytrace explores what it means to be last person to carry your family name and family name changes.
In this Thursday Thoughts historytracings blogpost we explore whether you are “One of a Kind or A Chip Off the Old Block”?
This Thursday Thoughts blogpost explores aspects of the nature versus nurture debate within family history research.
Music has the power to take us straight back to a specific historical time and place – explore music and memory as a springboard to family recollections.
This Thursday Thoughts blogpost explores how family history research and people tracing can be a bit like opening Pandora’s box.
This Thursday Thoughts blogpost considers how we respond to the lovable rogues in our family histories.
27th January 2016 is Holocaust Memorial Day 2016. This year’s theme DON’T STAND BY explores how the inactivity of bystanders allows genocides to happen.
The International Tracing Service Digital Archive is now available at the Wiener Library, London.
Baggage or Luggage? Family history and life experiences – two ways to view them.
Are you thinking of starting your own Jewish family history research? Get some guidance from the 11 part historytrace blog series Research Your Own – RYO.
This blogpost explores your ancestors’ time and place through historical contextualisation for Jewish family history research.
This blogpost explores historical artefacts, inherited heirlooms, old documents and photos to help you build a rich picture of your Jewish family ancestry.
How evocative are the heirlooms you have inherited? I consider the window on my female ancestor’s lives through their dressing table and toilette articles.