Chicago history

Money all gone

In Frank’s letter to his Mom, he refers to “boilers.” These were the furnaces in the many buildings my grandparents...

A World War II Draftee—70 Years ago

A World War II Draftee—70 Years ago

Seventy years ago today, my grandparents and newly married parents faced a foreboding task, one that was shared by just...

Swimsuit Issue—The Mankini

Swimsuit Issue—The Mankini

It’s time for another CoG—Carnival of Genealogy. As always, thanks to Jasia at The Creative Gene, for sponsoring Carnival of...

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