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Thank You, My Veterans

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

November 11, 2015 · 5 Comments

Great War Stories Project

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!

March 27, 2015 · 3 Comments

Honoring My Veteran People

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

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Postcards Home from WWI

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

June 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

More About Ernst

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

June 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Decades of Clues

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

June 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Honoring Ernst on Memorial Day

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

May 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Meet the Spielmanns

I have at last finished sorting and scanning a great many pictures of my Great-Grandmother Margaret Spielmann’s people, most of which were unlabeled. A few images did have dates, and … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · 6 Comments