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Sympathy Saturday – Walter Emilut’s Funeral – 1930

The group of young mourners are shown in this 1930 photograph at the Emilut’s front yard in Whitehouse Station, Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Most likely Walter Emilut’s wake, or vigil, was held at his family home. All of … Continue reading

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Six Word Saturday – 8 March 2014

Fearless females learn how to box! Today’s photograph shows Genevieve Mirota wearing boxing gloves. It was taken in 1934, at her parent’s house in Readington Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Next to her is Ted Lubas, her future husband, with … Continue reading

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Fearless Female – Zofia Szczerba Mirota (1879-1953)

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 … Continue reading

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