Oct 19, 2014
Fisher opens the
show with news of an exhibit in New York of one particular
Chinese-American family, and the trials they have overcome as they
became part of mainstream America. Also... European "heritage
travel" is becoming a booming business in places like Scandinavia
and Scotland. Want to take reindeer herding lessons to
commemorate your heritage? They're waiting for you!
Then... while a
lot of family history can take years... even a lifetime... to find,
we sometimes forget some items are just underneath our noses!
Phil Devitt, a news editor in Fall River, Massachusetts
recently learned that as he found his great grandfather's police
journal for 1921. Phil describes what triggered his interest
in his law enforcing ancestor and how the journal wound up in his
Jones, our friend from "Task Force History" in Alabama returns.
He and his friends have been searching the property his
family has owned for over 150 years for artifacts left behind by
his ancestors. Last time they found a Civil War era ring.
What did they come up with this time? Heath will fill
Tom Perry, our Preservation Authority returns to answer a
listener's question about repairing warped disks. It is
possible! Tom will tell you how, as well as give you some
great ideas on family history Christmas gifts that you'll want to
get started on right now.
That's this week
on America's Family History Show... Extreme Genes.