A woman learns of a link to Schwabb's Pharmacy; a legendary Hollywood hot-spot; another woman seeks a connection to one of the first African-American college graduates; a man's ancestor is tied to several historic events and iconic companies; and a woman discovers a scoundrel amongst her ancestors. Also: a family tree that's captivated the "Roadshow" team for years; and insight on the Ellis Island immigration experience. From Los Angeles Union Station.
A woman discovers how an ancestor survived the Holocaust; another woman learns about an African-American relative who served in World War I; a man's Amish ties are uncovered; a woman learns of her family's roots in New England's whaling industry; and a man's family history includes a scandal that made headlines. Also: a Rhode Island macaroni company takes a woman all the way back to Italy. From the Providence Public Library in Providence, R.I.
A woman's ties to the Salem Witch Trials; another woman's link to the historic orphan trains; and a man's possible connection to the founders of Boston. Also: a woman learns whether the Great Boston Fire of 1872 or the small pox epidemic claimed the lives of one branch of her family tree; and another woman learns that her family's route went from the Caribbean through Ellis Island. From Faneuil Hall in Boston.
Stories from past seasons are shared, with three guests returning to discuss what's happened since they appeared. Included: a man whose elderly mother learned about the family she never knew; a woman whose reunion with a cousin reshaped her life; and how the revelation of a mother's identity added branches to a mystery writer's family tree.
A historical re-enactor learns the depth of her Texas roots; a man learns whether his ancestors fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War; a woman discovers she's connected to a prominent figure in Texas history; another woman learns of her link to the Cherokee Freedmen; and a man traces his roots to the conflicts that shaped early American history. Also: Andersonville prison, a notorious Confederate POW camp, is discussed. From the Julia Ideson Building of the Houston Public Library.
A woman suspects she's related to Pocahontas; another woman discovers her grandfather's secret past; a man learns about his Filipino heritage and how WWII impacted his ancestors; a woman learns how the Tuskegee experiment changed her family; and another woman discovers that an ancestor she thought was a villain was actually a hero. From the History Miami Museum.
In the Season 3 premiere, a woman seeks a link to a Native American code talker; a man discovers the depths of his family's New Mexican roots; a woman learns about an Old West ancestor; and a woman questions her family's ties to the Trinity Test. Also: a man's connection to a comic book heroine; and a woman's family lore regarding Pancho Villa. From the Old Albuquerque Airport Terminal in Albuquerque, N.M.