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Pink Grandma

My paternal grandma Emma was an amazing woman. Born in 1908 in Liverpool England, the youngest of four children. At the age of 13 she was allowed an exemption to leave school early and enter domestic service. 231 more words


Blood of my blood: Finding my Irish family.

When I was a freshman in college (fall 2006) I purchased a National Geographic magazine issue highlighting various wonders of the world. One of the articles featured Newgrange, a neolithic monument in County Meath, Ireland. 1,467 more words

Old Pictures

Many years ago there were 3 very old pictures for sale at a yard sale in Wrangell, Alaska.  There was no indication of who they are anywhere on the photos and so they had not been submitted to the local museum. 87 more words

Southeast Alaska

Simon Bernfeld

What do you do when you want to find out more about your family but vital records don’t exist?  If you’re fortunate, you can find alternative solutions such as books, diaries, photos or newspaper articles.   283 more words


Preservation Week 2014

Family photos, memorabilia, and heirlooms — while most of our possessions can be replaced, these cannot.  Attend any or all of these free programs, provided by… 338 more words


Tail End of a Cyclone (Gladys)

Letter transcription:


Dear Daddy – A windy day – such a wind all night that I was afraid the S. 278 more words


Rachel "Ray" Rosenzweig: Can anyone remember anything else?

I have had amazing luck in finding out something about the lives of all but one of Gustave and Gussie’s children.  I have even been able to connect with descendants of many of them.   253 more words

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