June 2016 archive

Attica–The TV Movie

Some of you may remember or have heard of the 1971 prison riot at the Attica Correctional Facility in Attica, New York. Initiated by prisoners’ demands for political rights and better living conditions, about 2200 inmates took control of the prison and held 42 individuals hostage for four days. In the end at least 43 …

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Tombstone Tuesday–George Grauberger

This is the tombstone of George Grauberger, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: GRAUBERGER George Feb. 24, 1868 Oct. 14, 1939 George Grauberger was born in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, on 24 February 1868 to George Adam and Anna Marie (Schaefer) Grauberger.  George [Jr] …

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Old Photos of Sisters Hilda & Edna Scaer

Wednesday I went over to visit Mary, my first cousin once removed. We spent the afternoon talking and had a wonderful visit. She had invited me over to look at some old family photos. Of course I am always eager to learn more about the family and scan old family photos. Mary and I share …

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