Monthly Archives: November 2021

Never mentioned when I was a child …

These two glass dishes were always brought out when the table was set with the good china and silver. Both were used for various relishes — pickles, olives, celery, etc. The thing that was never mentioned was where did these … Continue reading

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Great-Great Grandpa Before, During and After

The building of a photograph: This is the way the photograph arrived from one of my cousins. I uploaded the photo to MyHeritage and used the repair damaged photo option. This is the improved Great Great Grandfather Koontz I then … Continue reading

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Antique, Early 20th Century Trumpet Vase

This item goes into the “wonder where this came from” column. I know it was at my parents’ home when we were cleaning it out before the Estate Sale. Based on what I could find it dates from the early … Continue reading

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Grandpa had a funny hat

My grandfather was a Shriner (32nd degree of Free Masonry). He was also a member of the Consistory (from the 19th to 32nd degree of Free Masonry) and a mason. He was proud of his heritage of being a member … Continue reading

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Cooley High School, Class of January,1941

My mother, Jmae Dorothy Weaver, graduated from Cooley High School in Detroit as part of the class of January 1941. Mom should have graduated in the following June Class, but had been skipped a semester in grade school to put … Continue reading

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