Mary Louise Birmingham – 1921 – 2011

I didn’t know her as a young woman, or a girl. I didn’t know the co-ed attending Barnard College. Nor did I know her in Paris with her closest friend Marie Birmingham. I never saw the cold water flat on Sullivan Street where she first lived with her husband, my father, William Birmingham, for $14 […]

Photos from the Archives – Life of Albert Gallatin

Since the year we met, Erin has been pursuing the history of her Great Great Grandmother, Jane Gallatin Powers. This pursuit has brought us to Rome and Capri, Switzerland, Boston, Long Island, and even, Atherton, California. Several years ago we visited Erin’s cousin, Wyn Wacchorst. He shared with us images from his collection, including these.Now […]