Net Austin, NYC to Mary Ann Eldred Austin, Halfway Brook, NY Sunday, January 31, 1864 Dear Aunt Mary [Austin], I received your very welcome letter last week and will now try and answer it. For a great wonder, we are … Continue reading
Category Archives: New York City
I wrote about the Herald building in a 2012 post.
My great-uncle Lon Austin (brother to Aida) never married. He loved Nell (Helena) Gillespie who lived in Brooklyn (221-14th Street). Lon may have met Nell when he visited his New York City Austin cousins or when he worked at the … Continue reading
In Aida Austin’s 1881 Diary, she mentioned Ridley’s when she was living with her cousins in New York City. This is the first of two 1880 articles on Ridley’s that I found.
This is a fun photo in my mom’s collection. I think this was taken at Coney Island in maybe the 1930s. In back row: Bud Smith, Bill Warden at the wheel, Charles Geissler, Ian Warden?, Art Austin; front left: Royden … Continue reading
If you are a fan of the Flatiron Building, you will enjoy the variety of images on Shorpy.com