24 April 2015
Queensland soldier Private Valentine Hare, like many Aboriginal troops, who lied about his heritage to enlist and even changed his name. His family knew he had fought for his country and returned home, but that was where the story stopped.
23 April 2015
Although she danced in numerous movies, commercials and TV shows, she had never seen any of them, and all of her photographs and memorabilia have been lost over the years.
21 April 2015
"If you don't know your roots, you don't know yourself," said anthropologist Carlalynne Yarey Melendez, director of the Taino cultural organization that runs the educational program.
20 April 2015
The newspaper "Jamanak" ("The Times" in Armenian) is the oldest continuously-running newspaper in Turkey and oldest anywhere in the Armenian language. It published its first issue on October 28, 1908, in the final one-and-a-half decades of the Ottoman Empire when Armenians were still citizens of the empire.
The National Army Museum survey revealed that more than a quarter of the people surveyed - 28 percent - had no idea who won the battle and 14 percent believed the French were victorious over the British and their Prussian allies. One if five knew absolutely nothing about it.
7 April 2015
Contract Worker at National Records Center in St. Louis County Fired for Mishandling Draft-Card Information
Bryan McGraw, director of the National Personnel Records Center, said Friday that his staff recovered all the papers, some of them from a trash can. The incident on March 12 prompted the federal agency to halt contract work by Ancestry Inc., which operates as ancestry.com, at St. Louis and four other sites.
2 April 2015
Her Majesty, who was attending the launch of a new digitised archive of Georgian royal papers at Windsor Castle, joked with guests that 'you don’t get gifts like that any more.'
31 March 2015
A fascinating piece of political propaganda and religious art, the panel is one of the largest and the finest examples of its kind.
The appeal came after the House probe committee led by Mr Mahmoud Mohammed Mussa revealed the theft of important historical documents and souvenirs.
30 March 2015
The library announced the acquisition Sunday and is placing the first 77 images online. On Friday, 87-year-old Robin Stanford delivered the historic stereograph images from her collection to the library.
20 March 2015
The 56-page manuscript is expected to fetch at least seven figures, with a portion of the proceeds going to charity, when it goes up for sale on April 13 in New York.
18 March 2015
Commemorating the 800 years since the Magna Carta was signed, 'Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy' also contains two original 1215 Magna Carta manuscripts, the unique 'draft' of Magna Carta, known as the Articles of the Barons (1215), the Petition of Right (1628), the English Bill of Rights (1689) and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) on display together.
16 March 2015
The Emirati municipality worker has been chronicling details of the births, deaths and marriages of citizens since he was 24 years old. But his records stretch back farther than that as Mr Bahlooq took up the practice from his cousins, who began collating records in Ajman in 1927.
11 March 2015
Farming, building churches, opening schools and businesses, they cultivated their corner of their new country. And they brought with them an old folk art tradition -- fraktur.
9 March 2015
The Museum of New Mexico Foundation purchased the rare carte de visite from Cliff Mills, a photographer, collector and Plaza vendor for some 20 years.
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