Tag: Indianapolis

A mystery for Sherlock

Years ago, my mother showed me a picture.  She said she had been told a long time ago that the picture was of her Goldman grandparents. Here is the picture in question: Even before my mother's memory began to fail, she was an unreliable witness as to who was in that picture or, really, in … Continue reading A mystery for Sherlock

My Interest in Genealogy

Last night, Henry Louis Gates, the host of "Finding Your Roots" on PBS, spoke to the final dinner at the 2017 International Association of Jewish Genealogy Societies conference.   His love for genealogy started with finding out his own roots, before slavery. He loves, as all genealogists do, to see people's eyes light up when … Continue reading My Interest in Genealogy