8 Feb 2018

Kahns Tea Store 1909 Calendar Plate

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The Kahns Tea Store 1909 calendar plate is my Treasure Chest Thursday post. My mother’s step-grandfather owned this Chicago coffee and tea store. For years, the calendar plate nestled with dozens of other antique [...]

28 Dec 2017

A Literal Treasure Chest Thursday

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Today is a literal Treasure Chest Thursday, as I sort through the family papers and photographs my mother bequeathed me. But first I want to thank the readers and Facebook friends who reached out [...]

20 Oct 2011

Anna Larsdotter Hann’s Swedish Portrait

By |20 Oct 2011|Family Photos & Records, Larsson, Swedish Genealogy, Treasure Chest Thursday|1 Comment

Anna Larsdotter Hann's Swedish portrait is my Treasure Chest Thursday post. This carte-de-viste photograph of my great-grandmother is one of my prized possessions. I suspect this portrait was taken just before she departed on 7 [...]