Hello, People. In celebration of Veterans Day here in U.S., I bring you a slight update of last year’s post featuring my veteran people. It’s worth mentioning that several veterans in my … Continue reading
Happy Friday, People. Please click on over to Florida International University’s WWI #GreatWarStories project on tumblr, where my great-grand-uncle Ernst Spielmann is featured today!
Today I share images of some of my Veteran People. I don’t have pictures of everyone, unfortunately, but I am deeply grateful for the service of each and every one of … Continue reading
My great-grand-uncle Ernst Spielmann served overseas in France during WWI. Among my great-grandmother Margaret’s things, I found these postcards from him. At the time these were written, Ernst was about 25 … Continue reading
I came across a few more images of my great-grand-uncle Ernst Spielmann (later changed to Spellman), born on October 27, 1893 in Vienna, Austria. He was two years younger than … Continue reading
Margaret Madness continues! The Spielmann family arrived in the United States in 1897 on the SS Trave out of Bremen, Germany. Most of what I know about the family prior to Margaret’s … Continue reading
Today is Memorial Day in the United States, a time when we honor the servicemen and servicewomen who shoulder the burden of our nation’s defense. In keeping with Margaret Madness … Continue reading