News RoundupsData from the 1940 U.S. census became available to the public online yesterday—and interest was so great it nearly crashed the National Archives website.
RelationshipsThe general session at the annual conference of the American Society on Aging (ASA), “Aging in America,” kicked off with a tribute to the men and women of the Greatest Generation. ASA received an award for their role in supporting the creation of the “Spirit of `45 Day,” a new effort to bring generations together to preserve the legacy of the Greatest Generation. Their example of courage, self-sacrifice, “can-do” attitude and commitment to community can help inspire a renewal of national unity in America at a time when …
Home & FamilyI am in love with this woman. Clara, 93-year old cook and great grandmother, not only shows us how food was cooked during the Great Depression, but tells us stories from her childhood during that time. It’s a wonderful way to learn how to cook while listening to some intriguing tales. You can also check out her website here. Cook on, Clara!