Vol. 3 No. 2
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Alum & I by Paula Sheagley Reflections on the 1992 reunion season
Contests & Research
Branch Office by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack Genealogical directories
Reunion Family Registree
What’s New Preserve the past for the future
Origins by Susan Darke Meet Susan Darke and The Adoption Connection
RSVP Good spirits commemorate Salem Witch Trials
Bulletin Boards by William Lewis Gage Review of Trace!
RnR More directories
Searching? by LtCol Richard S. Johnson, USA (Ret) Sherlock Holmes no
match for computers.
The Reunion Bookstore
Recording Reunions Video tape present or past reunions
Classifieds Includes Adoption Search and Support Organizations
On the Cover
Images from the Pepperbird Foundation’s African American heritage tour of
Virginia reinforce the strong cultural ties evident at black family reunions. See
Ideas from the experts help with organizing tips and how to create a family history treasure.
Creating a family history cookbook
by Carolyn Wilson Elliot
Gently mix anecdotes of family history and food with a genealogist cook’s sense of preserving the past to create a keepsake.
Introducing The Reunion Bookstore, a new feature offering you special reunion related books.
… and other planning tips from reunion organizers
Military Reunion News
Something new in this issue!
Military reunions have a base of their own.
Alert: all reunion organizers can learn from military reunions.
by LtCol Bill Masciangelo, USMC (Ret)
Important food and beverage tips
A list of reunions planned and notes from people looking for reunions
USS Kadashan Bay
by Carol Bradley
A ships reunion sparks memories of war time heroics
by William Lewis Gage
An electronic list of military reunions
…and other important military reunion miscellany
Smooth Sailing for Reunions
by Robin Longman
Cruise into your next reunion
Once there was a reunion
by M.J. Dolan
Part 2 celebrates a happy ending to a 10th high school reunion trauma
Lots of readers offer their suggestions in reviews of reunion reading. Included are some very special reviews from the intended audience of Kids Stuff.
What are friends for? To share good times and wonderful memories, of course. Read about two such reunions.
What’s a few kids among friends?
by Shelley Hobson
Friends for Real Life
by Penny Pritzel
Some family reunion food traditions and family reunion cookbooks
Publisher & Managing Editor Edith Wagner
Associate Publishers Jane Davis & Jeff Wallman
Art Director Cynthia Crigler
Military Editor Gil Gilstrap
Copy Editor Carol A. Burns
Marketing Director Karla Lavin
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, CGRS
Mary Kay Duncan
Williams Lewis Gage
LtCol Richard Johnson, USA (Ret)