How I came to identify Pepa Grass and Isak Wolf Fink
The Ratner family became established in the Fifth Ward of Albany, N.Y. Abe bottled soda water and Rose nurtured a brood of children.
Your Pop-pop and I want you to know about our parents, for whom you were named.
The story of how my great-grandmother almost didn't make it to the U.S.
One of our family's heroines.
Singer Kelly Clarkson learns about her third great-grandfather's Civil War experiences and subsequent career as a public servant.
A first experiment searching historic newspaper archives is successful, but yields a ghastly surprise.
The autobiography of Fumi Jean (Hisayasu) Shiomi
Schija Ringel and Feiga Kaufler came to Berlin as young people in the 1880s. They had their roots in Jewish Galicia.
A repository for information about the life of my late great grandfather Hyman Victor, a Jewish immigrant who came to America in 1913.
The Tulbowitz/Ratner family originated in the Vitebsk region, lived for decades near Rostov-on-Don, and finally settled in Albany, New York.