Monthly Archives: January 2014

World War I pilot

Lieutenant Alvin Hill Treadwell (1896-1918) was 22-years-old when he was shot down over Germany in Nov. 1918 during World War I.  He was a member of the 213th Aero Squadron that fought on the Western Front.  Alvin had three air … Continue reading

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Lester Black

This is a photo taken in 1897 in Redfield, South Dakota by Lester Woodford Black (1866-1963), a son of William Black, a brother of James Black, my great-great grandfather.  Lester was born in Washington, CT.  After his mother died, his … Continue reading

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