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Photograph Identity Questions 2 & 3

Following the helpful responses to Photograph Identity Question, I think there is potential in asking for input from my fellows.  Below are two pairs of photographs with polls on whether each pair depicts the same person.  56 more words

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A Table by the Window by Hillary Manton Lodge | A Review

Heirloom recipes, family secrets…and a chance for love
The youngest heir to a French-Italian restaurant dynasty, food writer Juliette D’Alisa has spent her life negotiating her skill with words and her restaurant aspirations. 536 more words


Before and After Town Beautification

19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:

Thursday, July 30, 1914: About the same as the other days.

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

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Aren't We All Immigrants?

I am a child of immigrants.

Of course, that should be obvious to anyone who has seen my pale skin and pointed nose. My face is strong evidence that I cannot make any “native” claims to America. 794 more words


Genealogy's Star Analysis: Becoming an Excellent Genealogist: Chapter Nine

Researching Minorities in the United States by Jimmy Parker, AG, FUGA

Analysis of Researching Minorities in the United States by Jimmy Parker, AG, FUGA

by James Tanner from Genealogy’s Star… 14 more words

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duty and desire

I’m sitting in the airport, waiting to board the plane that will take me home. All the words and stories I wanted to write seem to have disappeared. 1,026 more words


Preserving My Family Photos 2

I decided to go back and look at some of the photos I had taken sometime ago and found some photos of the large boxes full of old photographs that I had before they were organized. 429 more words