More than 70 years ago, a group of Jewish prisoners dug a tunnel using mostly their hands and spoons to escape their Nazi captors. A team of archaeologists has recently discovered the tunnel in Ponar forest outside of Vilnius, Lithuania. The discovery is the subject of a new documentary.
Photographer Wing Young Huie created a huge portrait exhibit on the outside walls of the History Theatre in St. Paul, Minnesota. He grappled not just with his subjects’ family histories, but his own, too.
If only passports could talk, they would have stories to tell. By digging into the historical aspects, the dates and the travel stamps, passport collector Tom Topol has made some interesting discoveries.
The US government has in the past excluded immigrants on the basis of nationality, religion, political beliefs and in the name or national security. Immigration historians annotated the executive order President Trump signed on Friday.