Vol 14 No 2

Oct/Nov 2003
Vol. 14 No. 2


Oct/Nov 2003 v14n2

Alum&I 63 years of reflection, Class of 1937 by Ted Crossland
Howard High School alumni become major Atlanta force by Hal Lamar
Finding of 100% of the class is a lofty goal by Dave Conlin
Alumni web site unites former students, Ask the experts, Another view of invitees

Branch Office
Making an obituary scrapbook by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Surprise! Finding relatives by Arliss Treybig
October Is Family History Month by Delores B. Olson
Family trees for the first Thanksgiving participants, Family Tree newsletter contest, Southern California Genealogical Society Writers Contest, Online collection of family trees, Famous census

Guide to US festivals, facts about families traveling, cultural gumbo, icebreaker and reunion preservation, Quad Cities dance, winners of Hebrew National reunion contest, destinations: Baltimore, Louisiana, Chattanooga

Preserving history for generations to come! by Joan Airey
Lots of families! Pryer/Gilbert, Hatfield/McCoy, Culbert/LaFreniere, Niemantsverdriet, Corey, Dannahower, Lynum-Glover, Conner, Leslie

RSVP ALAFFAs celebrate Christmas in July
Harding High School, Class of 1948

Venues and places
Water, water everywhere By Jacky Runice
CVBs put together impressive get-togethers By Jacky Runice
Bandera! by Gene Pettit
Hopalong Cassidy Museum, Black Cowboy Museum, Redundant Morses
Travel agents
Planning makes perfect by Richard M. Copland, CTC
Fundraising: raffles, cookbooks and more
Easy funding ideas for family reunions by Mary J. Davis
Pantry Pleasures – Generations of Home Cooking by Joan Waters
“It’s your cookbook” @ Family Cookbooks by Dale Pool
The Gates family is cooking by Claudia Myers
Lots of reunions: Harmelink, King, Curtis/Butler, Conner, Strasser, Burt(t)schell, Buck, Airey, Corlyn

How to plan a successful military reunion by Irwin J. Kappes
B-17 crew histories, USS Belknap, 2nd Fighter Squadron “Seconds,” Marines Lima Company 3/5, LST49

Reunion Resources A directory of reunion-friendly places, services, vendors and products

On the cover
Dannahower Family Reunion in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, generated these antics. From the bottom up Dan Dannahower, DeeDee Dannahower, Kristen Dannahower, Ian Nunn.


Publisher Jeffrey P. Wallman
Editor in chief Edith Wagner
Associate Editor Mary Thiele Fobian
Travel Editor Jacky Runice
Production Art Director Jennifer Rueth
Sales Lynn Ryan, Senior Account Manager
Marion Liston, Senior Account Manager
Military Editor Adam Rose
Operations Manager Karla Lavin
Administrative Staff
Kim Hackbarth
Danielle Johnston
Jean Salzer

Joan Airey
Lisa Alzo
Carolyn Niemantsverdriet Bauer
Joanne Boeckman
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Carolyn R. Clark
Forrest S. Clark
Dave Conlin
Clara Conner-Petty
Richard M. Copland, CTC
Ted Crossland
Nancie Dalton
Sue Dannahower
Mary J. Davis
Ann Holmes
Deborah Jenkins
Irwin J. Kappes
Hal Lamar
Linda Faistl Lassen
Phil Leslie
Claudia Myers
Delores B. Olson
Gene Pettit
Clara Petty
Dale Pool
Melonie Pryer
Carol Riley
Laurel Strasser Stine
Arliss Treybig
Joan Waters
Bill Williams