GENEALOGY ROADSHOW: Season 2: Philadelphia - Historical Society Of Pennsylvania
Airs Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV
Follow a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family stories on GENEALOGY ROADSHOW. Each individual’s past will link to a larger community history, revealing the rich cultural tapestry of America. In Season 2, the programs feature participants from three American cities — St. Louis, New Orleans and Philadelphia — who want to explore a genealogical mystery.
"Philadelphia - Historical Society Of Pennsylvania" - A team of genealogists uncovers fascinating family histories at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. One woman’s ancestor may have sparked historic labor laws; a pastor may have an outlaw in her family tree; a woman learns about slave genealogy and – with the help of DNA testing – gets the answer she has waited for; and another woman learns her ancestor may have helped others escape the Holocaust.
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
"The genealogists visit the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Founded in 1824
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"Follow a diverse cast of participants on an emotional journey that uses history and science to uncover their fascinating family stories. Each individual’s past will link to a larger community history