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Caribbean Voyage, 1929

Hello, People. Today we will journey with the intrepid Lessiack family to various Caribbean ports, compliments of my Great-grandpa Leo Lessiack’s job with the Hamburg-American Line. He began working for … Continue reading

April 21, 2018 · 12 Comments

We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 1929

Hello, People. Here are some fun party pictures for you, taken in the months before the stock market crash in October of 1929. First, we begin with what looks to … Continue reading

April 8, 2018 · 15 Comments

Tour’s End at the Grand Canyon

Hello, People. This post wraps up the Lessiack family travels through New Mexico, Northern California, Southern California, and into Arizona, where they ended their trip by visiting the Grand Canyon in … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · 19 Comments

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 · 8 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 · 18 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 · 19 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