Category Archives: Thursday

Donna Darling at B.F. Keith’s Greenpoint

Donna Darling Collection – Part 6 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor This photo of Donna Darling up in lights had no accompanying descriptions in the Donna Darling Collection. So, let the detective process begin.             … Continue reading

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Donna and the Balalaika – 1926

Donna Darling Collection – Part 5 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor Item #5 of the Donna Darling Collection is a photograph. Actually, it is two photographs of Donna with a stringed instrument that I consider one item. One of … Continue reading

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Grandma Donna’s Chili Rice

Donna Darling Collection – Part 4 Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor My grandmother, Donna, was a good cook. My mom says that Donna didn’t let her into the kitchen much and Donna never taught my mother how to cook. … Continue reading

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Cambridge Elementary School – 1957

My Life Those Places Thursday By Don Taylor I attended Cambridge Elementary School for about half of my second-grade school year. We moved to Cambridge during the summer of 1957. My mother had gotten a job at the Cambridge State … Continue reading

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William Freeman – Patriot

Sometimes I’m reminded that when I’m away from home, I need to be extra careful to document my work so as to be able to cite my sources properly.  Sadly I can’t do that with today’s treasure. Back in March … Continue reading

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My First Grade – Emerson Elementary

My Life Those Places Thursday By Don Taylor We must have moved back to Minneapolis during the summer of 1956 because I don’t remember changing schools during the school year that year.  We lived at 1221-½ Nicollet. It was an old … Continue reading

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Scheffer Elementary School, Saint Paul, Minnesota

 My Life, My History, My Schools By Don Taylor I’m not positive why we moved from Hastings to Saint Paul, MN. I know that my mom was working as a nurse’s aide when we lived in Hastings and she was … Continue reading

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Schools I’ve Attended

Those Places Thursday My History By Don Taylor I often see articles and blogs that remind readers to write about their own life. Something that several suggest is to write about schools that you have attended. Most people have a … Continue reading

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Ancestry Hints and Timothy Munsell

Darling Research Treasure Chest Thursday I love those Ancestry hints.  I received another message that I had hints in my Darling-Huber research. This time regarding my wife’s 4th great-grandfather, Timothy Munsell.  Because it was a direct ancestor, I jumped at the … Continue reading

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