I love this picture. It shows my grandparents on the left (Luther and Mattie Holt) going to a Halloween party in January 1958 with the neighbors. Great costumes, right?
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Today, I celebrate and recognize my ancestors who have served in the U.S. military. I am so proud of them all. Thank you so much for your sacrifice. And thank you so much for leaving me a paper trail;) My granddad, Luther Holt, World War II: My maternal great -uncles, James and George Springer, World […]
My great-grandmother had several fascinating pictures of black World War I soldiers. Most were unnamed, but a few had partial names written on them. This one said “MMomon” on the back. After searching LOST for many years, I finally figured out that my great-grandmother’s biological mother had the last name “Merriman”. Because of the resemblance […]
I thought I’d post pictures from a wonderful black history tour I took in Boston a few years ago–if you’re there, check it out. I had no idea of the depth of black history that is in Boston–lots of famed black abolitionists and stops on the Underground Railroad, especially up on Beacon Hill. We toured […]
This is my cousin, Theodore Prather (gloriously aged 94) standing in front of his mother’s headstone (Sarah Copelin) in Montgomery County, MD. Sarah is actually shown 7th from the left in the picture that heads my blog above. Those are members of the Prather family. My grandmother is on the far right end. We are […]