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amalia friedenfeld

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the bass family house, ca 1930s

the house I talk a lot about people but not much about the places in which they lived unless it is somehow incidental to the particular story at hand. Doing this, however, ignores some of the subtle context of the lives under discussion — maybe their home has no overt role to play in the […]

amalia, ca 1900

There is a 50% chance that this is the Grandmother with the Hole in the Head. When my grandfather Franz was a little boy, his mother and their maids did a thorough spring cleaning every year.  Not content to just sweep up dust and clean out closets, this spring cleaning also included taking pictures off of walls […]

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past faces