Family Heirlooms

Kate's Scarlet Fever Quarter

A Case of Scarlet Fever Makes 9-Year-Old Choose Nursing

By Cindy Foster / February 21, 2022 /

Was 9-year-old Kate Selensky’s career chosen because of a young doctor’s generous gift celebrating her Scarlett Fever recovery?

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Currier and Ives Little Sister

Family Celebrates 146 Birthdays Hanging with “Our” Little Sister

By Cindy Foster / January 24, 2022 /

On June 16, 1876, my great grandmother, Cinda Stufflebeam received Currier and Ives’ Little Sister lithograph for her birthday…

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J C Swearingen Ink Bottle Collection

Hunting Family Heirlooms in Obscure Places

By Cindy Foster / January 17, 2022 /

When thinking of inheriting family treasures, family bibles, antiques, photos, and jewelry are the first items that come to mind. Some are blessed during the giver’s lifetime, learning its history from a first-hand account.

Not that lucky in having been gifted or inherited treasures?

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