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The Orphaned Images Project: A gathering

Is he asking her to dance with him? To marry him? She seems hesitant. Suspender man seems to be admiring her assets. Several of her friends are smiling and laughing in the background. Do they know something she doesn’t know? … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Young woman with fan

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The Orphaned Images Project: Couples

In the early days of photography, very long exposures were required. I’ve read different reasons for the poker face on most of the subjects—everything ranging from wanting to appear upper class to the standard practice of wearing an uncomfortable brace … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Picnics

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The Orphaned Images Project: Party of six

The card this photo is mounted on reads “Hegemann, San Antonio, Tex.” With a little bit of research, I discovered there was a photographer named Otto Hegemann located on 104 1-2 E. Houston Street around 1914. Further research reveals an … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Texas bride

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The Orphaned Images Project: John (Judge) Botts

John Judge Botts is Tippie’s paternal grandfather. Born 3.15.1815 in Clairborne County, Tennessee, he was the son of Thomas Botts and Martha Wilson. He had eight siblings: Nancy, Seth, Joshua, Susan Frances, Anna, Martha Elizabeth and Thomas Howard. He married … Continue reading

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