I published a post about my Wabash Screen Door Company stove board a number of years ago. Since then, I have gotten more emails inquiring about the company's history and the value of the old stove boards. I think it is astonishing that people are finding them, and then they are finding my blog for… Continue reading Wabash Screen Door Co. Items
Terre Haute Works circa 1960 (Courtesy of the Milwaukee County Historical Society) The Allis-Chalmers Corporation was once a leader in the American industrial scene. The company is probably most known for its iconic Persian Orange colored farm equipment, but that was just one speck of the more extensive line of precision machinery it made in… Continue reading There and Gone: The Short History of the Allis-Chalmers Terre Haute Works -Part I
Decided on another vlog post. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/Qj37f9Z77iY
Such a big dose of the feels today. We went to a family reunion this afternoon down near Sugar Island, Wisconsin. I met many Fredericks I've never met before, and it was an absolute blast! The Frederick family is good folk! On our drive down, we drove past some places where some childhood memories were… Continue reading A Case of the Feels
Week 19 features some some family foods.
Week 18 is all about being social. In Wisconsin it isn't being social unless you have a beer in hand!
Ahhh, the sweet smell of tilled earth in the spring! https://www.instagram.com/reel/CdjT5G7g1SV/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
Week 17 if about documentation and how I am writing a family history book.
Week 16 is all about family "negatives". I interviewed my folks and older siblings about their memories and emotions of the terrible barn fire they had in 1987.
Week 15 - How Do You Spell That?! The Frederick family has several variations of our last name's spelling.