My beautiful mother celebrating Christmas at Crowley’s Department Store in Detroit (1957). She worked there as a secretary up until she married my father in October of 1958. She met my Dad in the toy department at Crowley’s (yep, sounds like it’s right out of a movie, right?) He worked there as well; and was […]
This photograph of Erla Matson was purchased at an antique shop in Indiana. Erla Matson was born on 11 July 1900 in Montpelier, Blackford, Indiana, the daughter of James E. Matson and Clara Weikel. By the time the 1910 Census was taken, nine-year-old Erla and her siblings, Erthel and Kenneth, resided with their father and […]
Memorial Day … a day of remembrance for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. As the years pass and wars become words in history books, we tend to forget the horrific toll those events had on soldiers and their loved ones. Their lives filled with anxiety and fear, while trying to maintain […]
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