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Demise of the cultured Lewi family
  • Nov 11, 2020

Five siblings who stayed true to German ideals until the bitter end

from Another Time, Another Place

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Eilertsen roots in Farsund, Norway
  • Jun 29, 2021

Farmers and seafarers from the south Norway coast


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Love conquers all as Gerhard marries Ilse
  • Nov 03, 2020

Two young Berliners make a modern marriage—with lasting consequences

from Another Time, Another Place

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Stan finds love outside of a 20-block radius
  • Aug 13, 2017

Home from the war, Stan Ruby was a graduate student in physics at Columbia University. Helga Ringel was a smart, pretty war refugee from Berlin…

from Ruby Family History Project

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