Small Histories - a site on the web for the collection and sharing of personal stories Small Histories - a site on the web for the collection and sharing of personal stories Small Histories - a site on the web for the collection and sharing of personal stories
Small Histories - a site on the web for the collection and sharing of personal stories Small Histories - a site on the web for the collection and sharing of personal stories
Small Histories - a site on the web for the collection and sharing of personal stories

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Story Title Story Description Author read...
Keepers of Ghosts Stuff from the KoG project sschutt more...
Out of the Silence Reflections of a woman's recovery from stroke. katew more...
Leni's little notebook My grandmother's note book, found on my grandfather's bookshelf sschutt more...
Gryfice (Greifenberg) My 2005 visit to the regional centre of the area where my grandmother lived. sschutt more...
First months in Israel, 1997 My initial visit to Israel, meeting my father etc - September to December 1997 sschutt more...
Childhood in Germany Childhood in Germany, 1966 - 1972 sschutt more...
Hebrew letters The letters, as interpreted by yours truly... sschutt more...
Rights A visual trip through a conflict where there is not a right and a wrong, but a bewildering mess of rights... sschutt more...
Memorabilia Some of the more memorable WWII items offered for sale via memorabilia websites. Stumbled on these while trying to find out more about my grandfather's WWII uniforms. sschutt more...
ZKM Visiting the ZKM New Media Centre in Karlsruhe sschutt more...
Hannover 2005 Visiting the town where I lived as a child, on the way to Pomerania sschutt more...
Luebeck book Photo album of my grandmother's, found with Rudolf's photos and bearing the Luebeck crest on the front sschutt more...
rudolf's photos the photos M & R found in a box in the cellar in 2005 sschutt more...
Munich My place of birth, then and then and now sschutt more...
Dor/Tantura We visited the ancient Phoenician port of Dor, which was a few kilometres up the road from the kibbutz. We didn't know then that we were visiting other ruins: the Arab town, destroyed in 1948. sschutt more...
Szczecin Visiting Szczecin (Stettin) on the way from Germany to Pomerania, 2005 sschutt more...
Barkovo (Barkow) My 2005 visit to the town near Koldemanz (now Kolomac), Pomerania, where my grandmother used to live and the home of the the relative who wrote a famous memoir about 1945 in Pomerania sschutt more...
Rzesin (Rensin) My 2005 visit to the town near Koldemanz (now Kolomac), Pomerania, where my grandmother moved after she was evacuated sschutt more...
In Kolomac, 2005 Visiting Kolomac (Koldemanz), my grandmother's family's village. My 2005 visit was the first time anyone from our family had been there since WWII. sschutt more...
How this site began The story of how this project started, including having someone translate the back of a photo, finding my father, discovering the Internet and developing this site. sschutt more...
The Koldemanz work roster Found in 1997 inside the Koldemanz church hymn book: a work roster from 1945, most probably a plan for working for the Russian occupiers. Photographed in 2005 at my aunt's house. sschutt more...
Israel, 1998 Back in Israel, 1998 sschutt more...
My israeli family History of my Israeli family sschutt more...
Australia 2000 - 2003 Back in Melbourne after the 1999-2000 trip sschutt more...
Australia 2005 onwards Life in Melbourne, moving on... sschutt more...
Germany - to Christmas/New Year 1997 Up to xmas and new year in Venningen, 1997 sschutt more...
Paris, January 1997 Going to Paris to meet up with my father and, for the first time, my half-brother sschutt more...
Buchenwald Visit to Buchenwald Concentration Camp 2005 sschutt more...
Egypt 1998 Visit to Egypt 1998 sschutt more...
On the way to, around and in Cologne 2005 Arriving in Germany and staying with M and R sschutt more...
Pomerania: Between Szczecin and Gryfice 2005 travelling between Szczecin (Stettin) and making my way to Gryfice (Greifenberg) sschutt more...
Rudolf's books The books on the shelves at M's - taken from my grandfather Rudolf's collection sschutt more...
The Koldemanz Church Book The book I found in my grandfather's bookshelf sschutt more...
Visit to Berlin, 2005 My visit to Berlin, on the way back from Pomerania sschutt more...