How in finding the man, I discovered my Galician roots.
1840 - 1920
A very active aunt, Etta(Etus)Prihoda (Berger), involved my sister and I in the Hungarian cottage, House of Pacific Relations in San Diego
Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
A surprising artifact discovered after a parent's death leads to a series of discoveries and an ongoing interest in genealogy.
This story is about the factors that entered into my decision to delve into the family history and how it came to be.
It all started with a history assignment at El Camino College in Torrance, California. Write down what you know about your family history.
How I left a country that no longer exists and learned to love sunny weather
I at 61 am still discovering who I am....
When Megan comes home with a question about her family history, little did she know that she would never get a complete answer.
A scarred wooden toy chest reveals the story of an ambitious New York box maker and the tragic end of a family business.
Hunting for James Englehart's parents
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
This is an experience I had while in the Coast Guard stationed in San Pedro, California, in 1951.
Home from the war, Stan Ruby is a graduate student at Columbia. His bride, Helga Ringel, is a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin.
Stan's innovations in Mossbauer spectroscopy.
Stan maintained correspondence with his closest high school and Army buddies, several of whom went on to prominent careers.
Celebrating the 100th birthday of Frank Isaac