The Third Man

On July 4, 1864, the day that my great-grandfather turned five years old, the town that he lived in, Marietta … More

Mom & Dad 1967

This is really strange, but the other day, I received a letter from my sister-in-law. In the envelope was the … More

Dallas City Directories

After discovering that I have free access to the library edition of MyHeritage, it would appear that I have caught … More

Dr. L. J. DeBacker

Ever since I discovered that I have free access to a number of on-line archives through the local Clark County … More

Memorial Day Remembrances

According to its Wikipedia article, the origins of Memorial Day are complex. There is debate as to whether Memorial Day … More

Spiegel Girls

This photograph is interesting because there are multiple inscriptions written on the back. In one hand that appears to be … More

Patty Dobbs (1930)

My 2nd cousin did not know who these two photos are of, but I recognized them. These are pictures of … More

The Lodge at Cloudcroft

The inscription on the back of this picture identifies the woman in the center as being my great grandmother Helen … More