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Last week I received a comment on this post from Charles, a wedding and portrait photographer near Detroit, Michigan. Visit his website here. “Wow, Gertrude is my wife’s Great Grandmother (Grandma Gerdy) and Leonard would be her son; Olive would … Continue reading
Written around the edges of this photo: 7:30 A.M. In a few minutes he is off with a “fishing only” on a gasoline launch. Archivist note: Hmmm….
Written on the back of this photo (I’m assuming the names go right to left in placement in the photo): Loretta Beverly Clifford Leighton Harold Junior
Written on the back of this photo: They were taken one Sunday morning & we put on something to make us look foolish. Please notice our hats. Olive and I and they do look funny, don’t they?
The caption on the back of this photo reads, “The Altizer family, including Shep.” I can assume this branch of the Altizer family was from Virginia (since the photos were sold by a seller in Virginia). I did a quick … Continue reading
The caption on the back reads, “Mar. 20, 1938 Home (at their home) The guy second from left looks a little scary, doesn’t he?
This photo was one of more than 600 b&w prints I purchased on eBay from a seller in Virginia. Many of the photos have captions (this one does not) and most are dated from the 30s to the 40s.
This postcard was sent to Miss Ethel Noland, Fowlerton, Ind. on September 18, 1907 at 12:30 p.m., from Fairmount, Indiana. You can learn more here about Fairmount, Indiana in an article written by Fairmount historian Ann Warr. I learned that … Continue reading