Time Machine – a family historian’s fantasy. We read history, old newspapers, and we pore
maps. All these give us hints about our ancestors’ lives. We know what
kinds of clothes they wore, what their options were for transportation, and for
home furnishings. We can read about the important issues of the day. But we can’t know how they coped on a day to
What were their personalities? How did they entertain
themselves? What were the family dynamics?
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to observe their day-to-day lives!