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The Bruschitzkis of Linzee Street: Building Detroit Brick by Brick

This summer, Detroiter, Bonnie Schow shared her family story with Family Pictures USA. Read below to learn more about her incredible family. “My great-great-grandfather, Julius Bruschitzki came to Detroit in 1881. He had friends who had come to Detroit and he faced consistent economic and political unrest in the Prussian area of Germany, where he used to live. After he […]

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My Lesbian Great Aunt

During one of the Montgomery dinners at Dartmouth, I met Viktor Witkowski, a painter and Visiting Faculty at Studio Art Department) with his partner Katie Hornstein, a Professor of Art History – introduced to me by a mutual friend, artist Anthony Viti. Both had brought family photos to share at an impromptu Digital Diaspora Family […]

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