1946 Radio Purchase
Forgot I had scanned this little time-capsule gem. Eddie purchased a Zenith Radio for $34.70 on July 15, 1946 from Carlisle Hardware Company in Springfield, MA. The precursor to the credit card.
Mystery Mal Speech, Do You Know Him?
I found this fascinating letter recounting the an adventure with someone called Mal. I have verified a few facts in this account. Stillman’s Gym is famous and real! As is Whittie Bramstine, who is actually Whitey Bimstein a famous Boxing Trainer. The one I am not sure about is Max Burger, “the Middleweight Champ of … Continue reading
Stan Wawer talking to Sandy Koufax
I believe this photo is of a classmate of my Uncle’s (Alfred “Sonny” Saba, Jr), Stan Wawer. Stan Wawer graduated from Windham High School. In the picture Stan Wawer is talking with Baseball legend, Sandy Koufax. I am not sure of the back story, I’ll try to get it though.
Edward, Alfred, Phosy Saba
After the last post I go to thinking and remembered that I had 4 old pictures of the brothers three. I ferreted around and found them! I have no background information on these pictures. From the uniforms I would guess these were school pictures, possible military school in Syria? I don’t think that is the … Continue reading
No family history here, just a piece of history I couldn’t pass by without posting it. The Windham Grill was owned by Stephen G. Chontos and operated by William F. Sledjeski. After a little investigation, this is not the Aero Diner currently located on Rte 6, near Wal-Mart in Willimantic, CT.