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1848 Hungarian Revolution

1848 Hungarian Revolution

100th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution My cousin Fanni Földi reminded me that today is the anniversary of the 1848 Hungarian Revolution. I remembered that my grandfather was on a committee to commemorate the 100th anniversary in 1948 just after World War II....

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Biograph at MOMA

Biograph at MOMA

Biograph Studios was an early film studio and laboratory complex, built in 1912 by the Biograph Company

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Ellis Island Museum

Ellis Island Museum

Ellis Island Museum contains the history of over twelve million immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island.

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Henry Weinstock – Hidden Child of the Holocaust

Henry Weinstock – Hidden Child of the Holocaust

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance day, here is the story of my dear friend (and DNA cousin) Henry Weinstock, who was a “hidden child of the Holocaust” – sent by his father to live with a Catholic priest during WWII. Henry’s father, Eugene Weinstock, spent years in Buchenwald.

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Sárospatak Jewish Cemetery

Sárospatak Jewish Cemetery

Sárospatak Jewish Cemetery in Sárospatak Hungary images of headstones and history of the Jewish population. Photos available upon request. Download Excel list.

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