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Sunday, June 25, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Agota and Virginija Radauskas and Friends
The photo below dates from sometime before August 1922, when Agota Radauskas Phillips Zakar (1902-1980) came to the United States. Agota i...
Friday, June 23, 2017
Friday's Faces From the Past: More About Agota Radauskas Phillips Zaker
The photograph above is of Agota Radauskaitė Phillips Zakar (1902-1980) and her sister-in-law, Ona Tamošiūnaite Radauskas Marcinkus...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Wedding Wednesday: Agota Radauskas Phillips Zaker, ABT 1927
This beautiful bride is my first cousin twice removed Agota Radauskaitė, the youngest of seven children (who survived to adulthood) of my s...
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Happy Father's Day!
My dad, Frederick Henry Pape, my sister Mary, and me in a pool during a summer vacation trip to New Mexico in 1966. © Amanda Pape - 20...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Tombstone Tuesday: Lithuanian Radauskas Relatives, Rozalimas Cemetery
Some time ago, my Lithuanian third cousin Osvaldas Guokas sent me some photographs of tombstones with our family names on them from the cem...
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Sentimental Sunday: Odin Frederick Pape, 2002-2017
Yesterday my brother Brian and his wife Paige lost their 15-year-old golden retriever, Odin Frederick, described by Brian as "'the...
Friday, June 9, 2017
Friday's Faces From the Past: Family of Agota Guokaitė and Ignacijus Radauskas, early 1913
My third cousin Osvaldas Guokas sent me another wonderful picture from Lithuania: This is the family of my second great aunt, Agota G...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Tombstone Tuesday: Lithuanian Palijanskas Relative, Smilgiai Cemetery
My Lithuanian third cousin Osvaldas Guokas went to the parish cemetery in Smilgiai on June 2 and took lots of pictures. This one is for so...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Treasure Chest Thursday: Happy Birthday to My Son Eric!
My son Eric and me in the summer of 1988. © Amanda Pape - 2017 - click here to e-mail me.
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Military Monday: World War I Memorial, Spohn Park, Corpus Christi, Texas
Corpus Christi has a World War I memorial in Spohn Park in the downtown area. This memorial was dedicated in 1931 for the 39 Nueces Count...
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