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"Angry Elephants Quieted By Clown With Town Bread" - August 3, 1926

"Angry Elephants Quieted By Clown With Town Bread" - August 3, 1926

The Psychogenealogist Reads The News! A circus clown saves the town from angry elephants. WITH BREAD! Real articles from yesteryear read with old-times charm to a modern audience.

"Dill Pickle Foils Would-be Watermelon Thief" - July 31, 1943

"Dill Pickle Foils Would-be Watermelon Thief" - July 31, 1943

Great news of the successful apprehension of a would-be watermelon thief! - July 31, 1943

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#100) - Battle Creek Woman Reaches Century Mark

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#100) - Battle Creek Woman Reaches Century Mark

If born just a few weeks earlier than her February 17, 1900 birthday, Ida Rhoads Sears (1900-2002) would have achieved the rare distinction of having lived in three different centuries! This is her story.

The Stabbing of Albert Grzeskowiak (updated)

The Stabbing of Albert Grzeskowiak (updated)

The story of how my 2nd Great Grandfather, Albert Grzeskowiak, was stabbed with a chisel in the streets of Detroit in 1910. 

Greek Couple Weds in Waterloo - 1919

Greek Couple Weds in Waterloo - 1919

Here is the wedding story of my Greek immigrant great-grandparents, Vasilios Halvangis and Maria Chardoulias in Waterloo, Iowa in 1919.