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Understanding how Dutch people named their children or themselves will help you solve your family mysteries. Here are eight Dutch naming patterns to watch out for. Naming children after grandparents Many Dutch children were named after their grandparents, often in a specific order: the first son after the paternal grandfather, second son after the maternal […]
Museum Rembrandthuis created an exhibition “Black in Rembrandt’s time.” Rembrandt portrayed several black people in his paintings and drawings. The museum has brought these portraits together. This video gives a virtual tour of the exhibition. Closed captions are available in English.
In World War II, pilots and their crew took cloth maps on missions over enemy territory to be able to find their way back in case they wound up behind enemy lines. Cloth maps don’t tear when they get wet or make noise and can be hidden more easily than paper maps. Most of them […]
AADAS, the Association for the Advancement of Dutch-American Studies, has issued a call for papers for their virtual conference on 18-19 June 2021. The theme of the conference is Telling, Sharing, and Preserving Dutch-American Stories. Read the Conference Call for details.
Here are new websites and sources that were announced last month. Sources The Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum added several indexed and scanned notarial records from the east of Noord-Brabant from 1900-1925 to their website. See their announcement for a full list of places and dates. The New York State Archives created a new research guide […]