söndag, juli 25, 2010

Confirmation 1936


Seated, left to right, are Lorraine Almquist, Lucille Mellquist, the Rev. Ulric Ronnquist, Edith Holmberg and Dorothy Peterson. Standing are Hans Nelson, Delmer Lundstrom, Vera Hoglund, Elmer Chell, Jeanne Luthman, Henry Hanson and Warren Seaborg.

Jeanne Luthman Derbeck was my grandmother Judiht´s sisters granddaughter.
Ms Derbeck was South Bend´s Tribune Arts Writer.

This is from: South Bend Tribune 1994:

TRIBUNE ARTS WRITER DERBECK DIES AT 74

SOUTH BEND - Jeanne E. Derbeck, The Tribune's longtime arts writer and founder of the newspaper's Action Line column, was found dead of natural causes in her apartment Monday. She was 74.

Ms. Derbeck, of Rue Renoir, retired in 1988 from the newspaper after 21 years of service. In retirement, she continued to write about the arts for The Tribune.

She was born July 14, 1920, in South Bend. She was a 1937 graduate of Riley High School. She worked as a secretary in California, Chicago and South Bend before earning a bachelor's degree at Indiana University South Bend in 1969 and a master's degree in English from the University of Notre Dame in 1971.

Ms. Derbeck joined The Tribune in 1967 as a proofreader and then served as an obituary writer. She became a reporter in 1970, covering the women's movement, historic preservation and urban redevelopment issues. In 1971, she started the Action Line consumer advice column. She served for a time as the newspaper's Youth Page editor.

Over the years, Ms. Derbeck won many writing awards from the Indiana Associated Press Managing Editors Association, the Women's Press Club of Indiana and other professional organizations.

In 1976, she received a distinguished service award from the Indiana Public Health Association for a series on the investigation of restaurant kitchens. She also won a first-place APME community affairs award for the series.

In 1986, she received the Woman of Achievement Award from the local chapter of Hands Across America. The award was presented to honor Ms. Derbeck's accomplishments as a local woman in the communications field.

Ms. Derbeck was a member of the South Bend Press Club, the Northern Indiana Historical Society and the Women's Art League.



tisdag, juli 06, 2010

Ancestry.com to Acquire Sweden's Genline.se



About Genline.se

Genline AB is the Swedish market leader in genealogy and local heritage research. Its collection of Swedish church records contains more than 26 million digitalized pages of records dating from the 1600's to the 1900s. Genline also operates Familjeband.se, a web-based genealogy software and community for people interested in family, genealogy and local heritage, and Bygdeband, a social networking archive that enables local heritage societies to digitize their archives.



The History of Photography

Daguerreotypes were invented by Louis Daguerre in 1839.
Ambrotypes were introduced by Frederick Scott Archer in 1851
and reached their peak popularity between 1855 and 1860.
Tintypes became popular during the Civil War
because it was possible for soldiers to send them to their families through the mail.
The Carte de Visite was introduced in 1854
by Andre Adolphe Disderi.
The cabinet card was introduced as a larger format albumen
print by Windsor & Bridge in London in 1863.





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