Home from the war, Stan Ruby is a graduate student at Columbia. His bride, Helga Ringel, is a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin.
When Megan comes home with a question about her family history, little did she know that she would never get a complete answer.
This story is about the factors that entered into my decision to delve into the family history and how it came to be.
A surprising artifact discovered after a parent's death leads to a series of discoveries and an ongoing interest in genealogy.
A scarred wooden toy chest reveals the story of an ambitious New York box maker and the tragic end of a family business.
How in finding the man, I discovered my Galician roots.
Jozef and Esther Rutner Joshowitz's Family Story
It all started with a history assignment at El Camino College in Torrance, California. Write down what you know about your family history.
Hunting for James Englehart's parents
Stan's innovations in Mossbauer spectroscopy.
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
Stan maintained correspondence with his closest high school and Army buddies, several of whom went on to prominent careers.
This is an experience I had while in the Coast Guard stationed in San Pedro, California, in 1951.
A very active aunt, Etta(Etus)Prihoda (Berger), involved my sister and I in the Hungarian cottage, House of Pacific Relations in San Diego
I at 61 am still discovering who I am....
1840 - 1920