Leslie’s News: March 2015

TheHistoryGirlEnter The History Girl’s  Beyond the Silk Mills Giveaway

March 15, 2015

Kelly’s website about New Jersey history is a great place to learn about unique New Jersey historic sites and heritage. The resources and articles are intriguing.
On March 15th, 2015 at 6 pm, Kelly, the history girl, will sponsor a giveaway of two signed copies of my book, Beyond the Silk Mills. My article about Paterson will appear on March 18.

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Emma’s Shtetl Chicken Soup

As told to Leslie by her grandmother who learned it from her own mother Greta, and so on back in time.

soup-bowl-425168_640Summer of 1888: Emma wore her heavy boots and home spun dress as she made her way through the narrow cobbled streets in Balut, the Jewish Ghetto in Lodz, Poland. She was on her way to the butcher. Even as a girl she had a purposeful stride as she threaded her way through the alleys, beyond the tailor’s shop, foot … Read More