This picture is of my Polish grandmother, called Bapcia by my family. She's working the fields of the family farm in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. I think the young man helping could be neighbor Edward DelCarlo. The photo is undated, but most likely was taken in the 1930s. I love this photo of … Continue reading Fearless Female – Zofia Szczerba Mirota (1879-1953)
Six Word Saturday – Let it snow, but not here!
Six Word Saturday - Let it snow, but not here! Snow days, when school was cancelled, always included plenty of time outside. Do you remember how itchy those wool coats were? Here, a neighbor from across the street, Jackie Emilut, is playing with us. I'm the little blonde tyke, on the sled, that doesn't look … Continue reading Six Word Saturday – Let it snow, but not here!
Contentment grows at home – Joseph E. Mirota (1917-1981)
Joseph and Stephania (Mosch) Mirota only took one trip together and that was on their honeymoon in 1948 when they travelled to Washington, DC to see the sights in the nation's capitol. Joseph E. Mirota and Stephanie F. Mosch, wedding day. November 1948.It was probably Stephie's idea to go away for their honeymoon. Joe was more … Continue reading Contentment grows at home – Joseph E. Mirota (1917-1981)