Published in English, it gives our members a sense of belonging, and is a
vehicle for sharing information.
In "Belgian Laces", you can expect to find historical articles
about the Old
country and the New country. You will also read the stories of Belgian immigrants, their role and
contribution to the development of particular industries in the US (like
glass and coal industry in the Mid-West or the tobacco industry in
You will also find the stories of the trials and tribulations connected
starting a new life in a new country. "Why and how did they emigrate? Where did they go? What did they
As each of us has anecdotes from our personal family history, we welcome
articles from our members to be published in the magazine.
A special feature of the magazine is the "Queries", in which
information about a particular person or event can submit a query in the
hope that someone will be able to help. These queries, available to our
members only, have proven to be very successful and are a strong
component of the magazine.
Index of the names listed in
"Belgian Laces" since the
is available in this site.