Recent Projects

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About 60 personal letters and postcards spanning the years 1850 - 1877 written by relatives in Germany to their relatives in Texas.

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Births, confirmations, marriages, deaths entries for the years 1791 to 1875 from a church book in Lower Saxony.

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Numerous personal letters from 1939 to 1942 written by a German Jewish woman to her two oldest children she managed to send to safety in America in 1939 while she and her youngest daughter perished in a German concentration camp.

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Several civil registration records from 1939.

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Obituaries published in American newspapers.

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Letters to German archives and long lost relatives in Germany.

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Two ledger books of a German carpenter in Texas for the years 1858 - 1869 and 1881 - 1885, listing all of the purchases made by his customers.

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Ancestor's Passport ("Ahnenpass"). These passports documented the Aryan lineage of citizens of Nazi Germany.

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Summary of specific chapters from a German Village History Book.

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A folder full of emigration records.

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Researching German church book microfilms at the LDS (Mormons) Library.

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Poems written in a Friendship Book ("Poesie Album").