What was my favorite memory from going to school?

What was my favorite memory from going to school?

My name is Margery Galle, I grew up in East St Louis MO. I have so many great memories from school, I guess the one that I always go back to is my walk from home to school. We had a long walk and I know people say that all the time. Rain or sleet, nothing stopped us....
I found this great old photo!…By Patty Schmeder

I found this great old photo!…By Patty Schmeder

I was going through some old photos one day and found this one from 1934 of my late sister-in-law Gladys, posing with Robert Wadlow, the famous “Alton Giant” who visited her school in Trenton IL. The little girl is Gladys Darlene Kaufman Schmeder who was born in 1927...
Who is the biggest hero in my family history?

Who is the biggest hero in my family history?

My name is Rose Harrison, from East St. Louis IL. My biggest hero in the family was my Mom. I journal a lot and I’m constantly thanking God for the mother and the father I had . She was a giver. She took care of a lot of children and lot’s other people. She was the...
Preserving Family Stories with Legacy Sharing

Preserving Family Stories with Legacy Sharing

Seniors, families and caregivers increasingly recognize the value of reflection and reminiscing. Storytelling and writing about family history has the power to improve self-esteem, enhance feelings of control and provide an expanded vision of one’s life. Mature...
A Father’s Day Tribute

A Father’s Day Tribute

In honor of Father’s Day, we wanted to share several stories that have been published on OneLegacy.com about fathers and grandfathers. We enjoy reading and sharing the stories that have been submitted by our readers and invite you to publish your stories. The Quiet...
Aunt Flora

Aunt Flora

I remember when I was smaller, when I’d be walking in the park with my grandmother or sitting in her living room, we’d talk about our family. I used to love hearing old family tales or looking through the black and white photo albums. I seemed to be related to so many...