Frank's mom, my grandmother, writes about Easter Sunday with my parents, Fred and Lil, and how hard everyone is working. Lil is taking classes in addition to her day job. Will, the oldest Gartz Brother, teaches classes for the Civil Air Patrol. My Dad is taking classes at Lewis Institute (Illinois Institute of Technology, IIT, today). My grandfather's knee is still badly infected, meaning he can't do the stairs required for his janitorial work. A glimpse into 1944 life on Chicago's West Side.
Lillian Koroschetz, 1937, age 20, about 3 years before meeting Fred We’ve been following along with Lillian Koroschetz, my mom, as she writes about the joy of falling in love with my dad seventy years ago, in 1941. To [...]