Clue in a Photo

My grandfather was Emanuel Schmidt, who as far as I knew, was born, raised, and lived his entire life in Perry County, Missouri.  However, I ran across this census record for the city of Addison, Illinois which had an Emanuel Schmidt of the right age and born in the correct state.  Meanwhile, Emanuel is not … More Clue in a Photo

Another Kleine Schule

A few days ago, we posted a photo of Trinity, Altenburg’s Kleine Schule.  Today our topic will be the Kleine Schule located at Concordia, Frohna.  The building shown in the above photo was built in 1898. One of the interesting stories associated with this school was the teacher shown in the picture.  His name was … More Another Kleine Schule