Vol 16 No 1

Aug/Sep 2005
Vol. 16 No. 1


50 years and counting by Roberta Sve
The Big Class Reunion, All-Black school classmates gather, reunions as art,
charity begins @ reunions


Reunions of Azalea Trail Maids, Detroit auto pioneers Holocaust survivors, Boy Scouts, Band of America and firefights, travel news and reunions on stage

Branch Office
Civil War adventure, Genealogy growing, Ogden, Utah, celebrates pioneers

Making future history by Ted Crossland
Maintaining family tradition by Sarah Okuno
Descendants live by Benedwin L. Smith
A Sunday go-to-meeting story by Strella Jasper
What separates today’s family? by Jodi M. Webb

Invitations get people to reunions

Farm Reunions
Celebrate agrarian heritage: reunions in the country
Down on the Farm by Maureen Taylor
Farm history collection, reunions at farms here and abroad, farms up close and personal, follow John Deere, Reunion on the River, Threshermen’s reunions, take the kids, country delights, Back to Basics reunions, Mega Maze, harvest time, agritourism: harvest of fun, settlers reunion, living history farms

Reunion Venues & Features
Naturally, a great place to meet by Jacky Runice
Narrow it down to broaden your reunion’s appeal by Jacky Runice
WindDancers Lodge & Llama Treks, The Royal Gorge Bridge & Park, Ripley’s Aquarium, Inside CNN Studio Tour, Underground Freedom Center
Manitowoc Maritime Center and Disney turns 50!

Military Reunion News
60th anniversary reunions dominate 2005 reunion season: Okinawa, Iwo Jima, Navy Armed Guard, Bataan Death March, Flying Tigers, Doolittles Raiders, Camp Fannin, Tinian Island
Veterans records on web, Military History Institute collection, Albany, New York, reunion weekends, Champaign reunions, reunion teaches history, WASP fly-in, Vietnam sons and daughters

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

About the cover
Aunt Debi (Seideman) Genthe takes a picture of cousins Rachel Kreif and Emily Seideman at the Seideman Family Reunion in Newburg, Wisconsin.


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
Sales Assistant Shnee McNeil-Hatchett
Operations Manager Karla Lavin
Administrative Staff Jean Salzer

Ted Crossland
Strella Jasper
Sarah Okuno
Diane Owen
Ray Py
Benedwin L. Smith
Roberta Sve
Maureen Taylor
Jodi M. Webb