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Leo and Margaret Picnic with the In-laws

Hello, People. I hope you all had a satisfying Halloween. I costumed up as an accordion-playing gypsy and relaxed by my new Campfire-in-a-Can (so great) to serenade the trick-or-treaters walking by, and hand out … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 15 Comments

Scanner, Accordion, and Cousins: Welcome to 2015

Hello, People. I hope that your holidays were glorious, and that your new year is off to a happy, healthy start. At our house, a nasty cold has been knocking … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 7 Comments

Lilly at Coney Island

I don’t know the story behind these images of my great-grand-aunt Lillian Spielmann (later Spellman), but she looks pleased as punch to be at Coney Island. These pictures were taken in … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Spielmanns at the Beach

Happy Friday, People! Here are an assortment of pictures of Spielmann family members at the beach — I hope your upcoming weekend includes something fun and relaxing too.    

June 20, 2014 · 2 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

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