The Toronto Sun interviews Lesley Anderson and I about our families in WWII
Documents only tell a part of the story. Here's how I put them together.
Ancestry Canada invited me to give a webinar on Chinese genealogy on April 21, 2020 on Facebook Live. For those who may have missed it, or for those who had trouble accessing the site, here you are. I can't think of a better way to kick off Asian Heritage Month. In this webinar, you will… Continue reading Webinar: Exploring Chinese genealogy on Ancestry
Join me on April 21, 2020 for my Ancestry Extra webinar on Chinese genealogy finds on Facebook Live. See you there!
The story of Dorothy Gibson and her life as a journeyman printer, living through WWII and the Great Depression
In this post I explore one Chinese Exclusion Act Case file to bring you the story of Aileen Cumyow, a Canadian Chinese woman who aspired to be an actress in the 20s and 30s.
For Womens History Month, I look at the hidden story of Lily's time in WWII.
What's available for Chinese genealogy on Ancestry? I look at the records and show you how to navigate them.
In this post, I show you how to use the card catalog to find the case files for Japanese Canadian genealogy.
I tell you about the Office of the Custodian of Enemy Property - what it was, who was in it, where the docs are, and how to navigate thousands of records.