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Reclaiming Identity: A Tribute to a Lost Japanese American Legacy | #Shorts | Ancestry®

Reclaiming Identity, the story of Gilbert’s journey to recover a lost part of her family history, is a short film produced by Ancestry and the...

Reclaiming Identity: A Tribute to a Lost Japanese American Legacy

April Gilbert’s great-grandfather, Wasuke Hirota, was among the over 125,000 Japanese and Japanese-American detainees during World War II. While...

John Leguizamo Uncovers a Family Connection to Spanish Royalty | Finding Your Roots | Ancestry®

Encanto’s John Leguizamo uncovers a magical story of his family’s connection to Spanish royalty on PBS’ Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Louis...

Discover Your Family's Wartime Story | How-to | Ancestry® Canada

Here are some tips to help you discover your family’s wartime stories with Ancestry. Visit Ancestry.ca to explore the collections noted in the...

How Ancestry Helps You Search | Between the Leaves with The Barefoot Genealogist | Ep 7 | Ancestry®

Ever wonder how the family history magic unfolds at Ancestry®? Join The Barefoot Genealogist, Crista Cowan, for a peek between the leaves of how we...

"I'm Blown Away!" Mario Lopez Moved By Ancestor's Immigration Story | Finding Your Roots | Ancestry®

Actor and television host Mario Lopez uncovers new details about his grandfather’s immigration from Mexico in the 1950s on PBS’ Finding Your Roots...

How Ancestry Delivers Hints | Between the Leaves with The Barefoot Genealogist | Ep 6 | Ancestry®

Ever wonder how the family history magic unfolds at Ancestry®? Join The Barefoot Genealogist, Crista Cowan, for a peek between the leaves of how we...

Mandy Patinkin Discovers His Ancestor's Hidden Holocaust Connection | Finding Your Roots | Ancestry®

Criminal Minds’ Mandy Patinkin traces his family history to World War II on Finding Your Roots on PBS, discovering heart-wrenching answers to a...

How Ancestry Publishes Records | Between the Leaves with The Barefoot Genealogist | Ep 5 | Ancestry®

Ever wonder how the family history magic unfolds at Ancestry®? Join The Barefoot Genealogist, Crista Cowan, for a peek between the leaves of how we...

“I Could Not Believe It!” Sterling K. Brown’s Sister Reacts to Finding Your Roots | Ancestry®

Sterling K. Brown always put family first as Randall Pearson on This Is Us. Now, his real sister Angela reacts as he makes unforgettable family...

“Simply Amazing!” Leslie Odom Jr’s Parents Blown Away by Discovery | Finding Your Roots | Ancestry®

Leslie Odom Jr. learned all about American history through his role in Hamilton but how much do his parents know about their family history? Watch...

How Ancestry Indexes Records | Between the Leaves with The Barefoot Genealogist | Ep 3 | Ancestry®

Ever wonder how the family history magic unfolds at Ancestry®? Join The Barefoot Genealogist, Crista Cowan, for a peek between the leaves of how we...