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Friday, October 20, 2017
Friday's Faces From the Past: Agota and Steponas Radauskas, 1921
Agota Radauskaitė (1902-1980) visiting her older brother Steponas Radauskas (1899-1944) while he was in the Lithuanian army, 1921...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
(Not-So-) Wordless Wednesday: Happy 89th Birthday to My Mom (tomorrow)!
My mom in the late 1940s or early 1950s. © Amanda Pape - 2017 - click here to e-mail me.
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Happy Birthday to My Baby Sister (tomorrow)!
Mary sometime during or before July 1966. © Amanda Pape - 2017 - click here to e-mail me.
Friday, October 13, 2017
Friday's Faces From the Past: Bronė and Steponas Radauskas, BEF 1943
This is a photograph of Bronislova "Bronė" Skačkauskaitė Radauskienė (1905-1961) and her husband, my first cousin twice remov...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Wordless Wednesday: Anastasia Radauskas Polianski, 1892-1978
Anastazija Radauskaite was born January 22, 1892, in Gikoniai village, Lithuania, the fifth of twelve children and the oldest daughter of ...
Monday, October 9, 2017
Matrilineal Monday: Guokas Family Tree Chart
A couple of my Lithuanian third cousins, Audrys Guokas and Osvaldas Guokas, have been hard at work on a Guokas family tree that spans three...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Those Places Thursday: Lagoon at Dawes Park, July 1939 and August 2017
The proportions aren't quite right on this one - but here is a then (July 1939) and now (August 2017) picture of the Arrington L...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Tombstone Tuesday: Nellie Julia Polianski Kane, 1915-1943
photo courtesy I See Dead People at FindAGrave Nellie (Anelė) Julia Polianski Kane (1915-1943) , my second cousin once removed, is ...
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Anastasia Radauskas Polianski with daughters Nellie and Helen, ABT 1930
The photo above is of Anastasia (Anastazija) Radauskas Polianski (1892-1978), in the center, and her two oldest children, daughters Nell...
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Those Places / Treasure Chest Thursday: 1959 Houston Directory; Sam Houston Park
photo courtesy Bill R. Hill This isn't really my treasure - my high school friend Bill posted this photo on Facebook. He ...
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