Personal Project: The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives

Hi everyone! I wanted to share a personal project my sister and I have (finally) made a start on… The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives (or Trove as we really refer to it). If you are following Modern Memorykeeper on Instagram or Facebook, you have no doubt noticed a tip a day being shared as September isContinue reading “Personal Project: The Kilmer-Tuttle Family Archives”

Women Equality Day and our Grandmothers

My grandmother Florence was born in 1898.  When she was born, women could not vote.  When she turned 18 in 1916, she still could not vote.   Women did not get the vote until this day in 1920, when the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States was ratified.   100 years ago,Continue reading “Women Equality Day and our Grandmothers”

Friday Family Stories

  I have to be honest in this space, between the Pandemic crisis and all that has been surrounding it for us here in Massachusettes (College students home two months early, hubby working from home, strict stay-at-home orders, business disruptions and lots of mask making) the economic turmoil exacerbated by the crisis and the horrificContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

This installment of Friday Family Stories is brought to you by the Triggs clan of Huntington, Indiana circa 1912, 1915 & 1917.    I am so fortunate that my Grandpa Triggs put together a book of family stories and photographs years ago so that we can enjoy them!   I have a large trove ofContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

Last week I took a hiatus on the blog to drive out to attend my little sisters wedding celebration !  This week I’m back with a new story… which has me feeling all the feels since these two little girls will be going off to college next year… The text reads: June 2004: Boston PublicContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

Todays Friday Family Story goes way back, 82 1/2 years if we’re counting, to a photo of my mom as a little girl.  The text reads:   My mom, at 2 1/2 years old.  Today would have been her 83rd birthday.  I am so very very lucky to have multiple photo albums full of picturesContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”

Friday Family Stories

This fall here at Modern Memorykeeper,  I’m are embarking on a blog series I’m calling “Friday Family Stories”.   Each Friday I’ll be sharing a family photo and the story that accompanies the photo to encourage you to tell your family story.  Whether you are the keeper of the family archives (hand raised here), you’reContinue reading “Friday Family Stories”