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Captured in this book is the true story of a woman who was born in 1895, who lived in a time of social change and emerging opportunities for women. She embraced both new and traditional roles, and was successful at both. This woman was my grandmother, and her name was Della Shultz Geissinger.

Della's young adulthood was progressive for the times. Though a farmer's daughter, she graduated from high school and earned a teaching certificate from Kutztown University. She spent nine years teaching in one-room schools in eastern Pennsylvania near her birthplace of Hereford. Della drove a Model-T Ford, and explored Philadelphia with her uncle Alfred. At age 35 she married Clarence Geissinger, a Mennonite farmer, and eventually gave birth to four children.

This 40-page book includes 44 family photographs, two drawings, one poster and a letter, and recollections from the author and other family members.


About the Author

Darlene Schneck Design
Looking for someone who can tell your story with sensitivity, intelligence and tasteful design? Darlene is a publishing veteran of 25 years and former Art Director for Rodale Inc. She knows how to conceptualize and produce award-winning books, and was responsible for the design of hundreds of books on subjects such as health, gardening, crafts and non-fiction. She enjoys helping emerging authors publish their own unique stories via Blurb's revolutionary bookmaking processes. She specializes in photography-driven books that deal with subjects such as family history, general history, and nature.

Publish Date  May 13, 2010

Dimensions  Standard Landscape  40 pgs Standard Paper

Category  Biographies & Memoirs

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Comments (1)


lam58florida says

Darlene, I loved your book. I was looking at examples before starting some projects of my own. You did a beautiful job. I too had a Granny similar to yours and reading about your Granny and family brought tears to my eyes. I am sure your family appreciates your beautiful book.

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