A surprising artifact discovered after a parent's death leads to a series of discoveries and an ongoing interest in genealogy.
The Tulbowitz/Ratner family originated in the Vitebsk region, lived for decades near Rostov-on-Don, and finally settled in Albany, New York.
How and why did Stan Ruby's important post-graduate research go wrong, and what impact did it have on his career in physics?
During the course of my genealogy work, I have discovered and connected with cousins from all my family branches. Here are some lessons.
The Ratner family became established in the Fifth Ward of Albany, N.Y. Abe bottled soda water and Rose nurtured a brood of children.
Out of the files of the U.S. Patent Office and into the peculiar subculture of corkscrew collectors.