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Friday, April 18, 2014
Surname Saturday: Ancestry.com Ethnicity Estimates for Mom & Dad
The offspring just asked some questions about where the ancestors came from, so here's a quick ...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
(Not-So-) Wordless Wednesday: Dietz Family, 1967
My uncle, aunt, and cousins, the Ronald Joseph Dietz (1931-1994) and Rose Mary Pape (1931-2007) ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Thankful Thursday: Happy National Siblings Day!
I'm away from home and my stash of photos, so I am re-posting some photos already in this blo...
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Sentimental Sunday: Frank James "Bud" Streff Sr., 1925 - 2014
My uncle, Frank James "Bud" Streff Sr., was born July 1, 1925, in Chicago, the fou...
Friday, April 4, 2014
Friday's Faces From The Past: Happy Birthday to ME!
At left, a nun holds the newborn me at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois. At the time...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: Streffs and Papes, Comanche, Texas, October 7, 2009
My c ousin Tom Streff and his wife Karen, my dad Fred Pape, my Aunt Betty Pape Streff, my mom ...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Tombstone Tuesday: Major Isabella Martin Henry, 1910 - 1994
Grave marker for Isabella Martin Henry at Holy Cross Cemetery in Waco, Texas. Photo by Anonym...
Monday, March 31, 2014
Military Monday: Fearless Female Major Isabella Martin Henry, 1910-1994
Major Henry does paperwork at her desk in this undated photo / The Texas Collection, Baylor Un...
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Sentimental Sunday: Fearless Females Isabella Henry & Gerrie Guokas, ABT 1948, University of Texas at Austin
The photo above is of my mother and her friend Isabella Henry, probably taken somewhere on the U...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Friday's Faces From the Past: Fearless Females Betty, Gerrie, and Elizabeth, December 1953
This photo is from my parents' trip to Chicago in December 1953, after they got engaged, s...
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