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charlotte, 1912

charlotte, ca. 1918 A few months ago, I found two job wanted ads that my great-grandmother Charlotte placed in the New York Herald in 1910. I only found two ads for consecutive weeks in May, and so I assumed that she must have found an ideal situation and had no need to keep advertising. It […]

honeymoon in south america, 1919/2011

hans and rosalia, 1905

Last week, I spent a lot of time scanning old family photographs, and wanted to cry when I reached the photographs of my great-uncle Hans as a baby, because they made me think about his mother. Hans had no idea that the woman who raised him wasn’t his biological mother until he reached adulthood, because […]

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past faces