Fred Rasa & the Bank of Florence

December 1, 2022 A calendar from the Bank of Florence (date unknown)

On April 8, 1918, the Bank of Florence was founded by a group of local businessmen in Florence, Missouri, a town of approximately one hundred men and women.  The organization was formed with H.A. Bremer as president, F. H. Rasa, vice-president, and P.W. Buehler as cashier.Continue reading "Fred Rasa & the Bank of Florence"

Grandpa Siegel & His Cars

November 7, 2022 Carl C. Siegel proudly showing his car circa 1936

November 5th marked the 135th birthday of Carl Christian Siegel, my maternal grandfather.  To celebrate I wanted to highlight one of the things I have noticed while digitizing family photos- grandpa liked cars!  There are many photos of Grandpa and his family with cars so I … Continue reading "Grandpa Siegel & His Cars"