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History Explored

This staged historical picture kind of annoys me.  You would think she lead an idyllic life of leisure.  The photographer should have had her spinning on the big wheel at least.   12 more words


Genealogy Honors Those We've Lost

I was recently able to accompany my husband’s grandfather to the cemetery where many of his beloved family members were laid to rest. I took this photo of him standing in a somber moment of silence at the final resting place of his loved ones. 303 more words


Wednesday's Child - Ruth B Thomson

Ruth’s headstone is no longer attached to its base. It lies in the soft grass near her parents’ headstones.

Ruth is buried at Lakewood Cemetery… 18 more words


Dr. Daniel A. Collins, Paine College Alumnus

By Rogelio Colon, Jr.

The Collins-Callaway Library is named after two very prominent society members: Dr. Morgan Callaway, the first president for Paine Institute from 1882-1884.   773 more words


Muriel's Rise and Fall

Muriel and her husband joined the rich and famous in places like Bermuda, France, Lake George and Palm Beach.

In 1925 they visited Kingston to attend her daughter’s wedding, but they were soon off again. 88 more words

My Family History

BYU Family History Interns Travel the Globe

Aften Fairbanks recently returned from her internship in Germany. Here is her report:

“German family history research is one of the hardest areas because of the different type of writing that was used up until the twentieth century. 263 more words

Leaves of a Tree

For this post, I would like to talk about someone in my family tree who was a bit of a trouble-maker. She was stubborn, hardworking, tough, and pretty creative. 279 more words