Vol 15 No 4

Feb/Mar 2005
Vol. 15 No. 4


Feb/Mar 2005 V15n4

Alum&I  Shouldn’t this be easier? by Mary Grant
Luau is class winner by Francia Malone
Yearbook treasures, hurricane aftermath and lots more

Scrapbook Traveling in packs, Japanese internment reunions, glaucoma info, Will Rogers’ family reunion, Freedom Riders, Girl Scouts, thieves and outlaws and drum and bugle corps reunions

MasterPlan African-American Family Reunion Conference: Reconnecting
Wesley family reunion by Stephanie Parrett
Reconnecting with family – finding our roots by Patricia Bluett Davis
Around the World in a Day: ALAFFFA Celebrates 37 Years with “Vacations” by Lisa A. Alzo, MFA
Arthur’s tree-descendants by Dale Johnson
Being together: best and worst ways to plan and hold a family reunion by Marci Dayley
Sparklers and sea shells by Alice L. Beesley
A reunion they’ll remember forever by Pam Droog Jones

Venues and places by Jacky Runice
Friends and sisters
Fifty six years of friendship by Georgia Burnette
Women out for the weekend by Freya Ottem Hanson
Lest auld acquaintance be forgot by Bruce Johnson
Annual rituals by Meg Cox
Family Reunion scholarships
Families: Banks, Hill, Outlaw, Feaster/Lyles, Sims, Johnson, Self, Chell,
Branch Office Create a Family Folklorama byMaureen Taylor
Ellis Island resources
Varnhagen family goes to where it started by Terri VarnHagen
Cardoza and Rodrigues families celebrate by Eugenia (Paine) Rapasky
Connecting with the Jonassons by Barry Bergquist
Have an Italian family reunion by Prof/Cav Philip J. DiNovo
Historic African American landmarks
And more families: Rauch, LaBella, Habegger

MRN USS Semmes crew reunite at vessel’s birthplace by Steve Hulsey
801st Aviation Engineers Reunion by William F. Dowd
National shrines, battlefield commissions, satisfaction report, Higgins Boats, oral history collection, Fallen Citizen support and much more.

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

On the cover
Kesha Washington, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and daughters, Brittany (3) and Kenyetta (6) enjoy the Wesley Family Reunion.



Publisher Jeffrey P. Wallman
Editor in chief Edith Wagner
Military Editor Adam Rose
Travel Editor Jacky Runice
Art Director Jennifer Rueth
Sales Marion Liston, Senior Account Manager
Shnee McNeil-Hatchett, Sales Assistant
Operations Manager Karla Lavin
Administrative Staff
Jean Salzer
Student Intern

Lisa A. Alzo
Alice L. Beesley
Barry Bergquist
Georgia Burnette
Shelley Chell
Meg Cox
Patricia Bluett Davis
Marci Dayley
Prof/Cav Philip J. DiNovo
William F. Dowd
Mary Grant
Freya Ottem Hanson
Steve Hulsey
Bruce Johnson
Dale Johnson
Pam Droog Jones
Thelma Jones
Cassandra Hamilton
Francia Malone
Willie J. May, Jr.
Daniel C. McCarthy
Jonathan Miller
Cheryl Moore-Strodder
Stephanie Parrett
Eugenia (Paine) Rapasky
Barry Bergquist Maureen Taylor
Terri VarnHagen