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I bought this “orphaned image“ from a vendor at the Nashville Flea Market in late September. I recall him saying the photos were from somewhere midwest—Indiana, I believe. The photo is labeled on the back as such: L. to R. … Continue reading
I’m assuming this is also a Lucky Dedmore photograph. The photo was labeled “Brown, North Platte, Nebr.” Perhaps it’s the Brown family? If so, where is Mrs. Brown? There appear to be eight children—five daughters and three sons, but no … Continue reading
With just a little bit of research, I’ve discovered that Dedmore is the name of the photographer for this photograph. This is one of many portraits I bought in a batch from someone on eBay some time ago. Clinton Orla … Continue reading
From the “Texas box” of orphaned images…
Another photo from the “Texas box,” no details on back as to family names or photographer. Check out the hair style on the young man in the upper left corner!
After a major studio/office spring cleaning, I’m back to scanning more photos from my huge orphaned images collection! I’ve also attached a shot of the back of the photo. This photo came from a box of mostly Texas/Fredericksburg-related images.
My dad just shared this striking photo with me. It was posted by a family member on Facebook recently. This lovely model is my Aunt Lorene, one of his three older sisters. She was the last to pass away of … Continue reading
Scribbled in pencil on the back of this photo: Luella Devo and me, Jesse and Adelaide Devoe on the silo With just a few seconds of research, beginning with the fact that two of the women in this photo are … Continue reading
I realize that these young students were probably told to remain motionless while their class photo was taken, but there is not one happy face in the bunch, is there? The writing at the bottom of the photo reads “Estella” … Continue reading
I found this handwritten prayer, in my (paternal) grandmother’s handwriting, in a box of old family photos (that obviously are not orphaned). She wrote it on four sheets of her husband’s business invoices. John F. Weathers was a carpenter and … Continue reading