Since you know a U.S. City to look for, another good resource is searching
City Directories. Not many are online yet, but those that are really help
fill in family stories. This is a link to one location including 1897-1898.
www.linkstothepast.com/milwaukee/ctydir.php No BOOKSTAFF but does have
BLUM, an early Milwaukee resident. There were many more Jews in Milwaukee
after 1900 than before.
I have 1933 and 1936 Milwaukee City Directories, and am sending the
BOOKSTAFF residents to you under separate email. I think you'll be pleased with
the information a City Directory supplies.
Carolyn Goldberg (Berg) Rutherford
Formerly of Milwaukee, WI now Batavia, OH
Subject: Reeva and Paul BOOKSTAFF; Annabelle and Morris in Milwaukee, USA
Fanny's relatives were Reeva and Paul Bookstaff; Annabelle and Morris-
According to my mother, Morris and Annabelle owned a liquor store in
-- Vicki Blum Vigil, Cleveland Ohio