Mugshots of a town's most feared criminals - including a seven-year-old boy given a flogging and hard labour in Victorian times for stealing sweets - have been released.
A new exhibition explores Hans Jakob Schmid’s Photochrome printing process
There is a myth that persists in the field of genealogy, or more accurately, in family lore, that family names were changed at Ellis Island. They were not.
These 10 famous stars changed their names after immigrating to the United States. Do you share any of these real names of famous celebrities?
A different idea for locating information and even photos of ancestors -- use a guidebook.
The French enjoyed much better relations with Native Americans than other European groups when they first came to American shores. Here are the reasons why.
AncestryDNA is honored to be the first and only consumer genetics company to reach the two million-customer milestone. And with thousands more joining the co...