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Fifth and Ludlow

6 EpisodesProduced by George Drake, Jr.Website

Fifth and Ludlow is a five-part podcast that tells the story of a family living in 1920s Dayton, Ohio through the lens of a mysterious letter found hidden beneath a bath tub almost 100 years later.


Part 4: Finding Rose's Family

We’ve accepted the help of amateur genealogist Jessi Sievers to learn more about Rose and her family as well as try to track down any living relatives she may have.

During her search, Jessi came across one person on whose family tree had all of the people we’ve been looking into.

Getting in touch with them was easy, but getting them on board may prove to be a challenge.

Learn more and see some historical documents Jessi found as well as the envelopes and letter:

Series Editor: Katie Davis

Music: Mustafa Shaheen

Branding: Peter Diaczenko

Special thanks to the Hollingsworth Family, and Jessi Sievers for their help with this episode.

This series is made possible by a generous grant from the Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District with assistance from Culture Works. Additional funding from 91.3 WYSO.

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