When Megan comes home with a question about her family history, little did she know that she would never get a complete answer.
Home from the war, Stan Ruby is a graduate student at Columbia. His bride, Helga Ringel, is a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin.
This story is about the factors that entered into my decision to delve into the family history and how it came to be.
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
This is an experience I had while in the Coast Guard stationed in San Pedro, California, in 1951.
Part 1: Joseph Fagan's journey from Minsk to New York City
Stan's innovations in Mossbauer spectroscopy.
A very active aunt, Etta(Etus)Prihoda (Berger), involved my sister and I in the Hungarian cottage, House of Pacific Relations in San Diego
Stan maintained correspondence with his closest high school and Army buddies, several of whom went on to prominent careers.
I at 61 am still discovering who I am....
1840 - 1920
A surprising artifact discovered after a parent's death leads to a series of discoveries and an ongoing interest in genealogy.