Tag Archive: Miller

Apr 01

Treasures Among the Stuff

Joe and I have been spending nearly all of our spare time going through lots and lots of stuff. Below are some photos of some interesting things we found this week. When was the last time you saw a pair of nylon stockings with seams? Have you ever seen any? In the original box to boot. …

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Feb 19

A 1957 Journal

I never realized until lately, while sorting through some papers, that my mom regularly kept a journal. Well, sort of. She used a date book and wrote down events that happened during the year. I found her date book/journal for 1957 rather interesting and will share some events and noteworthy items that she chose to …

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Jul 24

Louis Schumm’s Aermotor Windmill

I enjoy seeing old farm windmills, so it is a treat to have an old photo that shows a windmill. And even better when my ancestors are in the photo, too. This is an interesting family photo of what was probably a big event for the Louis Schumm family in 1901–the raising of a big, …

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May 08

Flowers for Mother’s Day

What mother wouldn’t enjoy getting a beautiful bouquet of cut flowers on Mother’s Day. Especially if the flowers were from her son who was overseas, serving his country during World War II. It was 13 May 1945. Mother’s Day. Less than a week after V-E Day, which marked the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany and …

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Apr 17

Who was Jimson Johnson?

Who was Jimson Johnson? My grandpa Miller knew him when he saw him. My dad saw him only once. All of my dad’s siblings have heard of him but none have ever met him. Mr. Johnson was old enough to drive in the late 1920s and he traveled on the road between Willshire and Chatt …

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