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Leonor, the Littlest Spielmann

I came across a few more images of my great-grand-aunt Leonor Spielmann/Spellman, the youngest of the Herman and Fanny Spielmann’s eight children. I’m sharing these new finds as well as re-publishing (in rough … Continue reading

August 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Coney Island Idyll

Happy Monday. Here’s a picture of Hilda, Leonor, and Margaret at Coney Island in 1917. The little girl in the front is, I think, Wally Keil, the daughter of my … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

LS Was a Pretty Fun Guy

I don’t know who LS was, but when he came to town with his dog, exciting things happened for the Spielmann girls. Great-grandmother Margaret received this postcard from LS in January … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

Fanny and the Frustration of a Dead End

My great-great-grandmother was named Franzisca, but went by the nickname Fanny. I’ve been unable to find out anything at all about her family of origin, which has been frustrating. I’m not … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 10 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