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Joanne Justiss explains how her family came to be in Jacksonville, FL, tracing her roots back to England, where her family were Quakers. She traces her genealogy through documents and discusses the circumstances of her family during major events,…

Antonius (Toni) and Helena (Leni) Mans were born in Maastricht in the Netherlands in the 1920s and were young teenagers at the time of the German army’s occupation during World War II. After Toni had difficulty finding work after the war, the couple…

Americo Dabbenigno was born in Italy on July 19, 1928 and moved to America when he was four years old. He discusses growing up in the early thirties and how life was different back then and trying to support his family.

Helen Eady discusses the immigration of her father from Skopelos, Greece. Eady also talks about her father, James Perdicaris' travels to Florida and his first years in the United States. She discusses his young life, including his previous marriage…
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