“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?
“Exploring Family Ancestors from Hungary” looks at how the story of family ancestors from Hungary is often closely tied to the history of the nation itself. The new Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace.
“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.
“Nosing Around in the Past” a Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace explores memory recall and the sense of smell.
“Here, There and Everywhere” a Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace explores migration and permanence as we encounter our ancestral locations.
“Ex Libris” a Thursday Thoughts blog post from historytrace considers heirloom books and what your family treasures can tell you about your ancestors.
“Tradition Bearers and Musical Heritage” a Thursday Thoughts blogpost from historytrace considers your family’s musical heritage.
“Fantasy Ancestors” a Thursday Thoughts blogpost from historytrace reflects on how we weave together our narratives of our ancestors lives from the historical evidence we have to hand.
“Revered and Remembered Ancestors” a Thursday Thoughts blogpost from historytrace explores what researching your ancestors can mean to you – from hobby or personal heritage exploration to ancestral veneration and remembrance.
“Follow in the Footsteps” a Thursday Thoughts blogpost from historytrace uncovers your ancestors’ occupations and ponders whether you follow in their occupational footsteps?
“Tell Me an Old Story” a Thursday Thoughts blogpost from historytrace explores what lies behind your family lore and oral traditions?
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.