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1929 Western Journey, part 5 (final)

Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Franzen—quite the venturesome and curious 80ish couple. Spur-of-the-moment train journey from Illinois to California in 1929…month-long tourist attractions throughout southern California…endless east coast family and friends get-togethers…recounting 12 years prior Royal Gorge experiences in today’s edition…, … Continue reading

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1929 Western Journey, part 3

In today’s 1929 Western Journey, you’ll learn about an interesting woman.  It seemed the Franzen’s were captivated by Christian Evangelist, Aimee McPherson’s stage presence and exuberance.  While certainly in an entirely different setting and situation, the mysterious woman we encountered … Continue reading

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1929 Western Journey, part 1

If anyone knows anything remotely about my husband and me, or has faintly been interested in this blog, they will understand this adventuresome couple loves to travel, hike, and camp.  So this Golden New Era across country train excursion publication … Continue reading

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