Tip Melby With Echo Staff

These are photos provided by Pat Melby of Echo editor Albert Saigo with advisor Sidney (Tip) Melby and Echo Staff with Tip. (Early 1940’s). Click HERE to this link and scroll down to read about Tip and Ruth’s time at the Relocation Center in Lyman, Wyoming.

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Oyster Stew – Christmas Eve

Apparently there was some sort of tradition in some of the Cranston clan families for having oyster stew on Christmas eve. Certainly I remember having it with Helen and Wood, and it looks like the same tradition was prevalent with the Painters and Melbys. So . . . . Here’s the recipe that I found […]

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Kick Ass Bread Recipes

For those of you who are bread bakers, here are a couple of recipes that are guaranteed “Kick Ass!” Recipes are in “.jpeg” format. Click on them to enlarge – then print.  Pumpernickel, Rye and/or White. Enjoy! White Bread Rye Bread Pumpernickel Bread

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Tip and Charlie Discuss Pranks

This video was taken about two months before Tip died – and, incidentally, about a month before Marcia died. It was taken over a luncheon at the Glen Oak Country Club in Glen Ellyn, Illinois by Georg Mauer. Also on the video is a bit of coverage of Andreas Mauer’s graduation – speech given by […]

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Susanne, John, Mike, Helen and Paul – ~ 1966

These are photos taken of Helen and Paul and Susanne, John and Mike back in 1966 around Christmas/New Years time. Somewhere in England Harrogate HarrogateHarrogate Helen on SS United States Helen/Paul on SS United States New Years 1967 Harrogate Helen with Lincoln Chair she Upholstered 1967 Helen and Paul on 1880 Train  General Custer Motor Lodge 1967

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Susanne Davies – More Photos

Here are some more photos of Susanne Helen, Susanne and Woody – Rotunda at USNA – Summer of 1960 John Davies and Helen & Susanne – at JFK’s gravesite – November 1963 John and Mike – Ferndale, MD – Fall of 1963 Susanne and Woody – Stapelton Airport – Denver – When Charlie left for USNA Mike and Helen […]

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William Wallace Cranston

Born in Woodstock, Ohio; Married Jennie Elizabeth Fulton 20 Mar 1866 in Urbana, Illinois; Died in Parsons, Kansas. Son of  Christopher Cranston and Irene Ward Nott Cranston. He was the brother of Charles Edward Cranston – Doc’s father. Therefore, William Wallace Cranston was Doc’s uncle. Nov 20, 1838 – Dec 7, 1907 Cranston was a Civil War Captain […]

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