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Donna Darling Collection – Part 54

Donna at Rialto, Swiss Gardens, & American Theatres, plus three photos. Treasure Chest Thursday By Don Taylor For this week’s Treasure Chest Tuesday, I’m looking at image DSCN1468  from the Donna Darling Collection. This image includes 5 objects; two newspaper … Continue reading

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Researching Ferdinand Lenz

Durand Project By Don Taylor In researching my (half) Aunt Barbara’s maternal line, I came to her great-grandfather Ferdinand J. Lenz.  I found that trying to sort her Ferdinand Lenz from the others was very difficult. There were three Ferdinand … Continue reading

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Donna & Sammy Christmas Shopping in Chicago – Dec 1926

I recently came across a copy of the Vaudeville News and New York Star that mentioned Donna and Sammy.  The December 18th, 1926, issue, Page 10, has a short article which says: Donna Darling and Sammy Clark are in Chicago … Continue reading

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Ancestor Bio – Jacob Frederick Wilhelm (1875-1943)

52 Ancestors – Week 2018-16 Durand/Wilhelm By Don Taylor Some families are difficult to research because there aren’t many records about a family in a pioneer location. Other times there are too many people with the same name in a … Continue reading

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Crutchfield Project – It’s a Start

Ancestor Biography – Crutchfield Project 52 Ancestors – Week 137 By Don Taylor I was recently asked to help someone learn more about his ancestry. He knew he was Italian, but didn’t know how much. He also knew his parent’s … Continue reading

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