Suitcase Full of Memories

Unpacking History One Discovery at a Time

Wading Through Microfilm: A survivor’s tale.

Friday morning Rachelle and I, our bags packed with laptops, iPads, iPhones, notebooks, pencils and a sort-of-kind-of research plan ascended the stairs into the Wisconsin Historical Society Reading Room at … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Sanford Boys: Edward and Elam Sanford

Elam and Edward Sanford, sons of Elam Sanford and Jerusha Larkin Sanford start the world together in a well to do home in Perth Amboy, New Jersey and end buried in California, one a pauper, the other a society regular.

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

August Women’s History Events

August is my favorite month.  Not only is it my birthday month (yes, I take a whole month), it is the birthday month of some of the most amazing women … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Discovering The Past

Understanding history is like working a big jigsaw puzzle without looking at the cover of the box.  (My father deemed that cheating!)  For the past several years I have teased … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment
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