The People of Pancho

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Southern California Dreaming in 1927

Hello, People. Today we continue the Lessiack family travels up and down the California coast in 1927. I covered their Northern California travels last time, ending in the beautiful Muir … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · 4 Comments

Northern California Dreaming in 1927

Hello, People. Today I’m sharing the next installment in the Lessiack family travels, this time to the Golden State in 1927. I’m very fond of these photographs because I’ve lived … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 21 Comments

Leo at Work

Hello, People. Before I move on to the next leg of the Lessiack family voyages, I thought it would be interesting to share some of the images I have of … Continue reading

January 15, 2018 · 19 Comments

Picking Up the Threads in Haiti and Panama

1926 was a big travel year for the Lessiack family. Great-grandpa Leo’s job with the Hamburg-Amerika shipping line provided the family with lots of opportunities for adventure, and from the … Continue reading

January 3, 2018 · 15 Comments

Back in the Saddle

Hello, People. It’s been a while. Thanks for hanging in there with me. Remember that foot surgery I had back in December? Well, turns out that it didn’t go so … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 18 Comments

Adorableness on the High Seas

Happy Friday, People. With the saddest post I’ve ever researched now behind me, I’m moving on to happier subjects. Today I return to the semi-chronological telling of the story of my great-grandparents, … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · 11 Comments

The Method Behind the Madness

Hello, People. I’ve gotten a few queries about how I manage my archive, so I’m going to digress a bit today and describe my process. If nerdy details are not your cup … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · 27 Comments